Gut Health - Karen Berrios

Gut Health

I am frequently asked what therapies I currently follow or have done during my healing journey. I’ve created this section to answer this question, providing information about the various therapies that I’ve either tried and/or continue to follow for my healing.

What is the root cause of acid reflux and how to deal with it?

By Karen Berrios | July 8, 2021

Why oh why is acid reflux such a huge problem? It seems that our society is ridiculed with this serious, quality-of-life sucking problem. It’s horrible. I myself have dealt with massive acid reflux before and I can say it truly impacted my life. It was terrible. I remember being so desperate for answers. I find…

Can we fight cancer with nutrition?: Holistic Cancer therapy

By Karen Berrios | April 20, 2021

There was a time when we used to think the stomach (our gut) was just for digestive purposes. We eat the thing, we digest the thing, the thing comes out in our bowels. We thought of the gut as so simple, as food as something so simple. Where a calorie was equal to a calorie…

Top 10 Foods To Feed Your Gut Microbiome

By Karen Berrios | March 16, 2021

If you feed your stomach with beneficial foods, your stomach will love you for it! Gut health. The microbiome. It’s a thing. A big thing. Let’s dive into what you should know and what foods are going to impact your health in the best way! There are a hundred trillion microbes that inhabit your body. …

What Are The Differences Between Probiotics And Prebiotics?

By Karen Berrios | March 12, 2021

We are LOUD about gut health here over in the KB community because we know its importance! Gut health is tied to everything. One part we should understand is the benefits and differences of probiotics and prebiotics. Who are they for? What to look for? Why do we need them in the first place? Why…

What Is Colostrum And What Can It Do For Us?

By Karen Berrios | December 28, 2020

Colostrum is a super hot topic right now. Claims that it is anti-aging, great for the immune system, good for joints, for skin… There are many claims out there. Like you, I was interested to find out what the benefits are. What science says. What the experts believe to be true. Let’s dive in! What…

Why Green Juice Is Good For Digestion

By Karen Berrios | August 18, 2020

I love my green juice. First thing in the morning, as an afternoon treat, or as a mocktail in the evening. There is no bad time for a green juice in my book! Before my cancer diagnosis, you would rarely catch me with a green drink. It just wasn’t my thing and I didn’t know…