Herbal Supplements

Supplementing Success: The Role of Herbals in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

By: Mike Scalese, Pharmacist, Vivante Health Natural remedies addressing a variety of ailments have been around for thousands of years. However, their role in today’s medical treatment is not always clear, especially in chronic conditions such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). One category of natural treatments, herbal supplements, are naturally occurring substances that come from…

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Friends talk $%^&

Why My Old Classmates Want to Talk $#*!

After announcing my job on social media, something interesting happened… About a week ago, I announced on Facebook that I work for a digestive health company. Since that day, 9 people have either messaged, called, or struck up an in-person convo with me about their digestive “issues.” Most of them are people I haven’t seen…

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Celiac vs NCGS

Celiac Disease vs NCGS: What’s the Difference?

By: Kelli Pitrone, Registered Dietitian & Vivante Health Nutrition Team Manager In the quest for overall health, digestive diseases have been brought to the forefront of many conversations. It’s about time! Gut health has been on the back burner for too long, and we now know that a healthy GI tract is of the utmost…

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Gluten-free eating tips

Gluten-Free Eating Tips

By: Kelli Pitrone, Registered Dietitian & Vivante Health Nutrition Team Manager Going gluten free can be quite the challenge, especially when you’re just getting started. Maybe you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease and gluten-free eating is a non-negotiable life change you must make. Or maybe your digestive symptoms indicate you’re dealing with NCGS. Either way, on the…

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