Here’s a quick, gluten-free snack you can eat if you love sweets but don’t want to munch out on cookies and other grain-based foods.


1. Whole, unsweetened dates e.g. Medjool, Deglet Noor, Empress
(Don’t use cooking dates which tend to be mushed together)

2. Nut butter—almond, hazelnut, cashew, etc.
(Choose your favourite. I like raw almond butter.)

3. Cinnamon


Winston Churchill, prime minister of Britain during World War II, was once asked when it was time to give up.

His answer?

“Never, never, never, never…”

The same could be said for healing your bowel problem. You’re never too old to get better.

Here’s an example...

Fluffy, crunchy popcorn, so light and delicious—who can resist it?
I couldn't. Until I realized I got a horrible stabbing pain in the right side of my lower abdomen after I ate it. Has that ever happened to you?

How do I know it was the popcorn that was causing my abdominal pain?...

If you've been exploring IBS and digestion sites, you've probably noticed that magnesium is often recommended for constipation. It's also great for muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, relaxing your nerves, and improving your sleep.

 What kind of magnesium does your body absorb best?...

Dr. Robert Scaer says yes.

Dr. Scaer is a neurologist so he looks at physical health from the perspective of the brain. This might seem to you like a big leap—that the way our brain reacts could affect our body, but stick with me. Dr. Scaer makes a very convincing argument for his point of view.

If you want to read exactly what he says, get a copy of his book, The Trauma Spectrum. Here's my nutshell version...

How to Cook Quinoa (and pronounce it.)

When I first saw the word “quinoa”, I thought it was pronounced “Queen-Noah.” (Hey, don’t laugh. I’ve heard weirder ways of saying it.) Then I found out you say, “Keen-wah.”

Quinoa contains soluble fiber—a good choice when you have IBS. It also contains nine essential amino acids so it offers complete protein, which is very unusual for a grain. Maybe that’s why the Incas, who originally grew it, called it their “gold”. It gave strength to their warriors....

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