3 Yoga Poses That Will Get Your Bowels Moving Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Living

Relief is near.

The Top 5 Fibre Vegetables For Fall

Theresa Albert | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

You can prevent that, er, blocked up feeling... by choosing more low cal, high nutrient, high fibre vegetables to roast. Boosting fibre in your diet can contribute to more than just the obvious, it can also make you feel fuller longer, lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and manage the "bad bacteria" in your system.

Uncommon Causes Of Constipation That Easily Go Overlooked

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

As a nutritionist, I know how important number two is, and I have focused on that area of my own health for decades. When my transit time started slowing down, I took it as a personal affront to figure out the odd causes of constipation.

What 7 Shades Of Poo Say About Your Health

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Just as shape, consistency and timing of our bowel movements are important indicators as to the health of our digestive system, so too is the colour of our poo. Brown, red, white or green, these colours tell us much about not only the foods that we eat, but whether you're absorbing important nutrients or have a bowel condition.

Flushing Twice? What to Do When You Have Sticky Poop

Melissa Ramos | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

Listen, I realize that this is a bit of an embarrassing topic but this is definitely a poop topic I wanted to cover because I know that most of us have had sticky poop at least once in our lives. And honestly, it's important to talk about it so we can resolve any issues happening in the gut that could be affecting our health.

Foods That Are Probably Making You Cranky And Constipated

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Living

It happens to most of us: constipation is a silent pain, and just like poop, nobody wants to talk about it. "Constipation is often benign," says r...

13 Surprising Causes Of Constipation

Everyday Health | Madeline Vann, MPH | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Living

By: Madeline Vann, Everyday Health Everyone is affected by constipation now and then — your diet, travel, and a lack of activity can all trigger...

11 Foods That Make Indigestion Worse

Everyday Health | Christine Bahls | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Living

By: Christine Bahls, Everyday Health Some people treat their bodies like a Ferrari, others, like a clunker. A Ferrari-fed body is given a healthy ...

Got a Colicky Baby? Germs Might Help

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg After just one month of receiving bacterial supplementation, babies were already showing less crying time and more regular bowel movements. By the end of the 90 days, even the effect of gastric reflux had been improved.

It's Time for Women to Talk About Constipation

Marilyn Linton | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

A recent survey on women and bowel health in Canada revealed a disconnect between women's knowledge about bowel health and their own behaviours. While 97 per cent of the 1,002 adult women surveyed agreed that bowel health was an important part of overall health, almost half of them said they avoided public bathrooms because of embarrassment

5 Home Remedies for Constipation

Everyday Health | Sara Calabro | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living

By: Sara Calabro, Everyday Health When it comes to being "regular,” there really isn’t a standard. The definition of normal bowel movements di...

The 8 Dos And Don'ts Of Constipation Relief

Everyday Health | Marie Suszynski | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Living

By: Marie Suszynski, Everyday Health It shouldn't come as a surprise that what you put in your body has a lot to do with the way it comes out. Unf...

It's Time for a Little Shit Talk

Melissa Ramos | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

In the past I struggled with digestive issues. I've had the urgent calls for action. My skin was a mess, I was exhausted and my joints started to ache. I struggled for years to drop weight and realized that once my digestive system healed, suddenly the weight melted off. Have we become crazy? No. Look no further because the answer is in your poop.

10 Foods To Fight Constipation

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Living

Constipation can be painful, leave your gut feeling bloated and just get in the way of a normal work day. They say when you gotta go, you gotta go, bu...