The OWL’s Nest Blog

gut health

  • How to Maintain Blood Sugar Levels This Holiday Season

    We’re all familiar with the effect that sugar has on our bodies. That high you get after eating ice cream or even a bowl of pasta often leads to a crash. Sugar releases dopamine, which can cause cravings to surge and energy to plummet.  Though it creates temporary feel-good sensations, regular c... View Post
  • 7 Carminative Herbs and Spices You Should Have at Home

    We don’t think twice about how we season our food when it comes to cooking. Herbs are the final touch of a dish, and spices get thrown into our meals for more complexity and flavor. But they are so much more than that. They have incredible healing properties and have been used medicinally since t... View Post
  • Cycle Syncing: Improving Gut Health and Your Menstrual Cycle

    Let’s talk about something all of us women experience every month. That is…our period. Some of us love it and feel a divine feminine cleansing. Some experience bloating, cramping, mood swings, depression, and want to crawl under their beds and disappear. Either way, it’s an inevitable part of bei... View Post
  • Reintroducing Food After The OWL Reset: A Guide on Maximizing Your Cleanse Benefits

    So you’ve just finished your OWL Reset Cleanse - congratulations on taking control over your health and wellness! This is a huge celebration for you and your body. You went to great lengths to rest and restore your gut and mind, and we want to help you ensure that you reap every single benefit yo... View Post
  • The Symbiotic Relationship of the Gut Brain-Axis and Mental Health

    Have you ever seen something that literally made you sick to your stomach? Have you ever wondered what that nauseating reaction actually is?  Gut feelings, gut reactions, and “trust your gut” moments are indicators that your gut (gastrointestinal system, to be exact) and brain are linked. This c... View Post