Types of Stool: What Doctors Want You to Know About Your Bowel Movements

It may not be a topic of daily conversation, but your bowel movements can tell you quite a bit about the state of your health.

Why You’re Bloated Right Now and How to Beat It

With all the craziness of recent months, you may have found yourself bloated and puffy. Here's why stress can really...


Why Do I Have Bowel Movements When I Exercise?

Gastroenterologists reveal why you have the urge to go to the washroom when you exercise and the potential causes behind...


Why Staying at Home Causes Constipation—and How to Get Relief

Our health experts weigh in on "quarantine constipation," why it occurs, and the steps to take to find constipation relief.


How to Build a Strong Microbiome to Improve Your Gut Health

Registered dietitians and twin sisters Rebecca and Reisha Harper reveal the best foods to give your gut microbiome a healthy...

Why You Keep Passing Gas and What to Do About It

Get over talking about gas. If you're suffering from painful or sudden excessive flatulence, you need to get to the...


9 Foods That Can Make Constipation Worse

Eating a healthy diet can go a long way in terms of maintaining healthy bowel movements—and the wrong foods can...

Why a Low Residue Diet Could Help With Crohn’s, Colitis, and Other GI Problems

If you have gastrointestinal problems, you may need to give your bowel a break to help alleviate symptoms. Here’s how...


9 Stomach Bloating Remedies You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Bloating is a painful condition, but it can be treated at home. Here are some natural remedies to give you...


Milk Intolerant? Lactose Might Not Be the Problem

If lactose-free milk isn't helping your digestive symptoms, there's another option.


11 Foods That Do Weird Things to Your Body

Some foods have really wacky side effects.

8 Things Probiotics Can Do (And 3 They Can’t—Yet)

Literally meaning "for life" in Greek, probiotics seem to have a lot of health benefits. Here are the ones you...


13 Foods That Are Naturally High in Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes help your gut break down foods and deliver healthy vitamins, minerals, protein, and more to your body.


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13 Foods High in Natural Probiotics

Add these fermented, probiotic foods to your diet to help fight inflammation, boost your immune system and improve digestion.


11 Diseases That Can Start With Your Gut Bacteria

Trillions of microscopic organisms make up your microbiome, and scientists are beginning to pin down the ways that these bugs...


What Causes Constipation? 12 Factors You Shouldn’t Ignore

Suddenly backed up? There are a myriad of sneaky lifestyle factors, medications, and illnesses that can cause backdoor blockage. Here’s...

Why Your Gut Health Could Determine Your Flu Risk

A naturopathic doctor gives all the deets.


Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: What’s the Difference?

They may sound almost exactly the same, but there’s a big difference in the way they work in your body.


This Is The One Thing You Need To Remember When Drinking Kombucha

Plus, the benefits you're probably not aware of.


8 Diet Changes You Need to Make If You Have IBS

IBS affects roughly five million Canadians. Luckily, there are relatively easy ways to manage its symptoms.


How to Know If Your Tummy Problems are Really IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is a painful and sometimes embarrassing condition of the gastrointestinal tract that affects roughly five million Canadians....


Coconut Kefir is the Breakfast Food You’ve Been Looking For

This creamy superfood is a probiotic powerhouse! Plus, it's so easy to make (we explain how).


6 Ways to Beat Belly Bloat

Holistic nutritionist and author Joy McCarthy shares her tips for banishing uncomfortable bloating that can leave you feeling over-full and...


8 Secrets for Controlling Heartburn — Plus Signs That It’s Something More Sinister

Indigestion guts us all from time to time, but if you're feeling the burn frequently, acid reflux could be causing...

The Easy 10-Minute Yoga Routine for Better Digestion

This easy yoga routine created by Juliana Spicoluk of Boho Beautiful, improves digestion, circulation, and gets your body back on...


Could This Be The Hangover Cure That Will Fix You (And Your Immune System)?

Fire cider – aka unicorn love potion – might not be what the doctor ordered. But this smelly, sour drink is said...


This Dawson’s Creek Star Opens Up About Having IBS

While you might think talking about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is TMI. This star is shedding light on a common...


Blame The Bacteria In Your Gut For Your Junk Food Cravings

Ever wonder why you can't get a handle on your cravings? Or maybe why the weight won't drop? It might...


The Surprising (And Some Expected) Health Benefits of Aloe

Aloe is a super plant with healing powers. But it's not just a topical solution to what ails you. In...


Is Leaky Gut A Real Condition? We Get Behind The Controversy

If you think you have leaky gut then you must read this. It may help you communicate with your doctor...