Why and How of Meal Prep: 5 Simple Steps

The Why and How of Meal Prep: 5 Simple Steps

By: Bryee Shepard, MS, RD, Vivante Health Dietitian Meal preparation is a hot topic these days on blogs and social media. The food pics are gorgeous and colorful and make it seem so simple, yet intimidating at the same time. Maybe you’ve encountered in-the-know meal preparation folks in real life. You know the kind: they…

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Why I CHOOSE to Work for this Company

I have worked in the field of social work for a number of years. At times it was difficult, overwhelming, and heartbreaking. However, above all else, I will say it’s been rewarding. Each time I help someone improve their life, it’s satisfying—I know I’m accomplishing what I set out to do. Something Different I now…

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Taking Risks to Cure IBS

Taking Risks to Cure IBS

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… What would you do to cure your IBS? That’s what participants of one international study were asked. Approximately 2,000 irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferers described the severity of their…

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SCD and low FODMAP - who and what

SCD and Low-FODMAP Diets: What are they and who are they for?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans dealing with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the wrong foods can send your system into a tailspin. Intense pain, uncontrollable diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, chills, fever, and a host of other debilitating symptoms can last for days on end. It can be difficult…

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Personalized Medicine for IBD

Personalized Medicine for IBD—the Microbiome Makes is Possible

At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… Have you ever wondered why you can’t tolerate certain foods while those around you can? Or why your siblings might recoil at the thought of eating a food that…

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Vivante Health Proudly Welcomes Erin Commons as AVP of Care Management

Houston, TX, January 2, 2019 – Vivante Health, the digestive health and disease experts and creators of the GIThrive all-in-one digital program for gut health and disease, announced today that Erin Commons will join the company as Associate Vice President of Care Management. Trained as a dietitian, health coach, and behavior change specialist, Commons brings…

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Inequality in IBD treatment

Inequality in Care for Patients with IBD

For Patients with IBD, All Care is Not Created Equal At Vivante, we’re the digestive health experts. We live for this stuff. Here’s a short summary of another academic article our gut health nerds found interesting… It’s pretty obvious: better medical care tends to result in better outcomes. For people with IBD, though, quality of…

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