Constipation


By: Nikki Nies  Although, not the most appealing topic to discuss, with 2% of the world dealing with constipation on a regular basis it’s worth talking about.  Constipation occurs when one’s bowel movements are less frequent… More

Crohn’s Disease


By: Nikki Nies I’ve talked about other gastrointestinal (GI) diseases before and the potential benefits of being on a Gluten Free diet or FODMAPS. However, I don’t want to be mistaken for writing as if these… More

High Fiber Musts


By: Nikki Nies High fiber diets are always tooted as a lifestyle must! What does high fiber mean, you ask? It means consuming a diet of at least 21-25 g of fiber for women and 30-38… More

Kefir


By: Nikki Nies  Kefir, a fermented milk drink made of fermenting milk with kefir grains,polysacharides and  yeast, impacts the way foods are digested.  While it’s not commonly found in your local Dollar Store, kefir is worth… More

Add a Little Indian in Your Life!


By: Nikki Nies My roommate has gotten into a rhythm of making food with only Indian spices and staples.  She has invested in garam masala, cumin, coriander, and turmeric, etc. Bringing a new wave of aromas… More

Bulimia Nervosa


By: Nikki Nies Bulimia nervosa can be a serious, life threatening condition that consists of a cycle of bingeing and compensatory behaviors, such as self induced vomiting, taking laxatives, going on crash diets, exercising and/or… More

Type I Diabetes


By: Nikki Nies Diabetes is an extensive, complicated disease.  Health care professionals needs to have a better understanding on not only the treatment options, but the underlying mechanisms of diabetes.With diabetes complications interrelated with other… More