By Dr. Vince Ziccarelli PhD. MSc. RD ND FICN The bloating is growing As more people see me for their digestive woes, the more I seem to be recommending variations of the FODMAP diet. Before I get into the FODMAP diet, let's talk a bit more about why this diet is so relevant today, where it started so to speak. One of the most frustrating dietary issues for many people are those connected with unexplained digestive symptoms; especially bloating, excess gas, irregular bowel pa
By Dr. Vince Ziccarelli PhD. MSc. RD ND FICN As a doctor of natural medicine, registered nutritionist, nutrition researcher, father and most importantly, a human being - I am always thinking about ways in which we as a community may contribute to improving nutritional wellness for children globally. The global nutrition concerns are a continued reality, and it's very disheartening when we see the numbers of those children at risk for malnutrition and or severe nutrient defici
By Dr. Vince Ziccarelli PhD. MSc. RD ND As a naturopathic practitioner, doctor of natural medicine and registered nutritionist, spring is a time that many of my clients are looking for a way to detox their lifestyle. Detox diets are numerous and many people often become confused with what direction would be best for them. I simply explain that our bodies are actually always detoxing, all we need to do is provide extra nourishment to support the detox systems more efficiently.