Entries by Banister Nutrition

Could the ibs–smart™ test be the answer for your IBS?

IBS is a stressful and oftentimes debilitating condition. Patients are put through exhaustive testing to understand the onset of their symptoms.  IBS is the diagnosis given when symptoms fit the Rome IV criteria, although commonly no other intestinal damage is apparent. ibs–smart™ test was developed by researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The test was designed […]

Make Sleep a Priority

Amerian culture does not value sleep. Sleep is an important part of a healthful lifestyle. While you are sleeping, your immune system works to repair damage and clean up cellular messes in the organs. The nervous system mends while memories are being formed during dream time. Research has shown that inadequate sleep puts you at […]

5 Tips for a Healthful and Happy Halloween

There are so many fun-filled activities that go along with Halloween. This year we want to help parents incorporate enjoyable experiences for the kids and the entire family. Here are 5 Tips for a Healthful and Happy Halloween. 1. Emphasize the non-food related aspects of the holiday Emphasize activities over the consumption of sugar-filled treats […]