Sherry Torkos

Recent Blog Posts

Is a low-FODMAP diet right for you?

If you have severe food sensitivities causing gas or bloating, or have been diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), your healthcare professional may suggest that you try what is commonly called a low-FODMAP (or FODMAP) diet. This may help you identify foods that can...

Try these eight ideas before considering chemical laxatives

Even occasional constipation is a big deal. When you are feeling sluggish and bloated, you’re probably not the happiest person in the room. But before you consider chemical laxatives, you might want to try one of these more or more of these more natural approaches....

How does fiber support heart health?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so taking steps towards a heart-healthy lifestyle may be a priority for many. Diet and cardiovascular health are strongly connected. Honor American Heart Month by taking better care of your heart with a...

5 ways to increase your family’s fiber intake

When your kids run at the sight of broccoli and your spouse is a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, getting enough fiber in your family’s diet might feel like a laughable goal. But meeting everyone’s daily fiber needs isn’t out of the question; there are creative ways to...

Infographic: Sunfiber’s role in microbiome health

Sunfiber is one of the most studied prebiotics fibers. It’s been clinically shown to support microbiome and digestive health, and overall wellness. The infographic below, produced in collaboration with NutriScience Innovations, details Sunfiber’s impressive benefits....