The Yogurt Myth: What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You

Ever wondered if the yogurt your doctor recommends is actually helping your IBD? In this episode, we dive into the yogurt myth and uncover the truth about its impact on your gut health. Join me as we explore the hidden pitfalls of commercial yogurt and discover a game-changing alternative that could transform your digestive health.

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Dr. Ilana Gurevich: Naturopath & Digestive Disease Expert

  When it comes to managing Crohn’s and colitis, finding innovative and effective treatments can feel like a never-ending quest. Today’s episode is a game-changer, featuring the brilliant Dr. Ilana Gurevich, a board-certified naturopathic gastroenterologist who brings cutting-edge insights from her personal journey with Crohn’s Disease, to her years of experience guiding patients with digestive

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We’re Back Baby!

Season 2 is dropping soon! Enjoy new episodes all summer long. Three Things You’ll Learn in This Episode 🌿 We’re back baby: new release on June 13th! 🌿 An amazing caliber of guests coming on this season 🌿 Solo episodes you don’t want to miss Rate, Review and Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Connect With

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One for the Road: The Best IBD Advice I Ever Gave

This day has been a long time coming. It’s me pressing pause on The Cheeky Podcast. Today I’m telling you why I’ve made this hard decision to put the show on pause for a little while, what’s coming up next that I’m excited about (that I hope you’ll be excited about), and my final words

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{#theirIBDstory} Karyn + Bill: A Couple Perspective on IBD

Your IBD story. My IBD story. If these walls could talk, what as story they would tell. I bet your mate has been on quite a journey with your Crohn’s or colitis as well.  We never experience IBD in a vacuum, or in a bubble. They are by our side, living IBD in their own

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Crohn’s & Colitis Friendly Condiments from the Condiment Queen

Do you love condiments as much as me? Ketchup, BBQ sauce, mustard, salsa, and dips like guacamole and hummus? You bet you do! They add a little flava-flav to just about everything you eat. But when it comes to being able to enjoy condiments like these on your favorite foods, you run into two problems…

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Could Your Water Source Be Harming Your Crohn’s or Colitis?

Water. It’s something we all take for granted. In the United States and in most countries, we turn on the facet in our home and we’ve got fresh, clean, pure, hydration right at our fingertips, right? Actually, it turns out this isn’t always the case. Often times our tap water and even our bottled water

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9 New & Noteworthy Gut Healthy Snack Foods {no baking necessary}

Thanks to gut healing diets like Paleo, FODMAPs, Keto, gluten free, even to some extent the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, we’ve seen store-bought snacks rise to the occasion. Gone are the days when we have to go without or suffer through the long hours of making our own snacks at home. Today’s gut healthy store-bought snacks

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Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve for Better Gut Health

When we deal with challenges like Crohn’s and colitis, we feel its impact daily. The digestive system and other parts of our body seem to fail us at every turn. What if we could use our gut-brain connection and our vagus nerve pathway, (this amazing super communication highway between our brain and our microbiome) to

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{#herIBDstory} Karyn Hobson: Ulcerative Colitis is Her Thing

This episode is one of my favorite interviews to date. My guest today is Karyn Hobson and as I’m sure you’ll see in this conversation, she and I could go on talking forever. We have so much in common, so many strange coincidences in our life that start with the fact that our mothers not

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Summer “Gut” Lovin’ Had Me a Blast

It’s official. Summer is here. The sunshine, the kids out of school, the pool parties, and the seasonal bounty of summer fresh and summer fun fruits and veggies. Yes, it’s summer, and that means that so much of the world is getting excited about summer food—berries and salads and melons—but for those of us with Crohn’s and

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You Are Not Your IBD Body

Today’s episode is what I would call a mindset episode. We talk a lot on The Cheeky Podcast about using food, and supplements, and alternative remedies, but one thing we don’t get into enough is how our mind can make the biggest impact. It’s something I’ve been learning more about lately. It was always there,

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Is it a Flare-Up or a Food Sensitivity Reaction? How to Figure Out the Difference

When I hear a question come up over and over again for my clients, I know it’s time to bring it up on the podcast. Because I know if they are wondering, so are you. One of the questions I’m getting a lot lately is, “How do I know if I’m in a true IBD

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From Exhausted to Energized: Vanessa Nowak Shares Her Best Strategies for Moms

Are you like me? Exhausted by motherhood, chronic illness, all the demands placed on us every day? If you’re feeling like your mind and body could really use a jolt of energy, a natural jolt of course– no 5-hour energy drink needed. You are going to love this episode. It’s my interview with Vanessa Nowak,

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Treating IBD: Moving Beyond Medicine {Part III}

The problem with the way most providers approach treating Crohn’s and colitis is that they treat us with a top/down, the outside/in perspective instead of finding IBD where it starts—at the root. The top/down approach is great when symptom relief is your goal, but not so good when you are ready to move beyond medicine

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Treating IBD: Moving Beyond Medicine {Part II}

Last week was the start a series of episodes all about treating your IBD at the root cause level. When you’re ready to move beyond medicine, with so many options out there, all of them touted as THE ONE WAY TO HEAL, how do you go about carving out your best gut healing path? The

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Treating IBD: Moving Beyond Medicine {Part I}

Have you ever wondered, why me? Why was I diagnosed with Crohn’s? Why am I saddled with colitis? Of course you have. We all say, “why me” from time to time. It’s completely natural. Most of the time, we mean it in a WHY ME kind of way. Putting it out to the universe because

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Crohn’s & Colitis Meal Planning in 5 Easy Steps

A lot of the time, as a mom with IBD, we have a general idea of what’s good for our gut and what’s not, but actually making it happen, sticking to the diet we have laid out for ourselves, now that’s a different story. We have this idea in our head of what healthy looks

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49 Date Night Ideas That Have Nothing to Do with Food

Think of all the date nights you and your partner have tried to have over the years. Ones that got interrupted or ruined because after eating, you couldn’t get off the toilet, or you had stomach cramps, or loud belly gurgles, or bloating or you had so much smelly gassy after eating out. Damn that

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“I Was Just Diagnosed with IBD” 5 Step Roadmap

Is your Crohn’s or colitis diagnosis so fresh in your mind that you’re still playing the diagnosis conversation you had with your doctor over and over, almost like a record that’s skipping? If you’ve recently been diagnosed with IBD, let everything else go except for 5 things I’m about to share with you. It’s your

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{#herIBDstory} That Stoma Life with Beth Coldrick

This week’s episode of The Cheeky Podcast for Moms with IBD is extra special because it’s a #herIBDstory episode where I get to connect with real life IBD rockstars and highlight their inspiring stories. Today’s story is full of the kind of inspiration we all need. Beth Coldrick is an IBD gal, stoma rocker, skincare

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