digestion

How to Practice Mindful Eating

Mindful eating can be beneficial in many ways, from supporting your digestive process to making you more in tune with your hunger and fullness cues. While we need to eat to live, it’s not the only reason we eat. We celebrate with food. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, graduation, or job promotion, food will always be involved. We find comfort in food and use food as a reason to socialize and spend time with our loved ones. Let’s not forget, food tastes good. There are many different reason why we eat — what truly matters here is how we eat.

Is it IBS?: Tips for Tummy Troubles

Is it IBS?: Tips for Tummy Troubles

Whether you’re dealing with gas, bloating, diarrhea, or constipation, your digestive system is signalling that something’s not quite working right. Finding out what’s causing it is key for carefree eating and smooth sailing in the restroom.

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Are you considering a “detox protocol”? There’s quite some debate in the scientific and medical communities about whether or not we need to assist the body’s natural detoxification process. Dr. Cassie Irwin tells The Peanut Mill community her thoughts on detoxification of the intestines, liver, kidneys, lung and lymphatics.

Heal Your Gut for Good!

Heal Your Gut for Good!

An interview with Amanda Santalucia, RHN Do you feel bloated, heavy or sluggish after eating? Do you have low energy, yet trouble sleeping? Having frequent cravings and trouble losing stubborn weight? I recently spoke with nutritionist Amanda Santalucia about how all...

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity

An interview with digestive health expert Dr. Sara Celik By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Sara Celik, ND, HMC, BHSc is a Naturopathic Doctor and Homeopathic Master Clinician with over 15 years of experience. With her extensive clinical and educational background, she is a...

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six...

5 Simple Food Combining Tips for Good Digestion

5 Simple Food Combining Tips for Good Digestion

by Dominique Vanier, BScH, MEnvSc, ND (cand) With the holidays quickly approaching, so too are many nights of hearty meals, good wine, and great company. Eating large meals with heavy foods, however, may cause some indigestion, especially for those of us who have...

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio...

Get Rid of Bean Gas

Get Rid of Bean Gas

Guest post by by Sonia Chartier, with Dominique Vanier It has happened to all of us: that moment when you feel the onset of gas, and the security of your own washroom is nowhere in sight. You scour your mind on what you ate for lunch. You ask yourself, “Could it have...

Ease gas and bloating with enzymes

When we understand the important role of digestive enzymes in the body, we know why some experts have changed “You are what you eat” to “You are what you absorb”! When the body cannot properly use the food its given, it doesn’t matter how good the diet is — it still...