Author Archives: SuzanneMurray

Laugh Your Heart Out! 9 Health Benefits You’d Never Expect to Get from a Good Chuckle

By Suzanne Murray

We’ve all probably heard the saying ‘laughter is the best medicine’ and the Irish proverb ‘a good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.’As we get older, though, we tend to laugh less as we get caught up in the serious business of life. Just think of how often a baby smiles and giggles on a daily basis or how often children who are playing and having fun laugh? I

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Think Cleanses Are Liquid Only? This Detox Invites You to Eat Food

By Suzanne Murray

Have you thought about doing a cleanse, but the thought of committing to only drinking liquids for an extended period of time is a turn-off? The goal of a cleanse is to remove harmful foods and products from your diet so that your body has time to rest and detoxify. Occasional cleansing can be a great way to refresh and reenergize your physical self, but you can get a lot of the same benefits of a

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How I Created My Custom Diet for Crohn’s, Leaky Gut, and SIBO

By Suzanne Murray

Bloating, constipation, gut-wrenching spasms, vomiting… you name it, I probably suffered from it in my teen’s and 20s. Additionally, I experienced fatigue, nutrient deficiencies and numerous coughs and colds throughout the year. Being bloated most of the time made me feel uncomfortable in my own skin, which also had an effect on my self-image, confidence and mood. For a teenager, or anyone for

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6 Rules For Navigating Parties with Crohn’s or Colitis

By Suzanne Murray

I love the holidays – spending quality time with family and friends, buying and giving gifts, eating, drinking...and being merry! But the holiday season can be tough to navigate when you have Crohn’s or colitis. Your routine may be knocked off, there can be an increase in stress, and there tends to be more temptation around food and alcohol that could derail even the most dedicated person. I h

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