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The Best Evidence-Based Diet to Reduce IBS Symptoms

The Best Evidence-Based Diet to Reduce IBS Symptoms

For those struggling with IBS, the diet most likely to reduce symptoms (like gas, bloating, and unpredictable diarrhea) is a low FODMAP diet. What is a low-FODMAP IBS diet? A low FODMAP diet is an eating pattern that does not include FODMAPs. What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs...

Why does prebiotic fiber make me gassy and bloated?

Why does prebiotic fiber make me gassy and bloated?

Spoiler alert: You may choosing the wrong prebiotic fiber for your unique gut. Your digestive tract is full of microbes. They outnumber us 10 to 1. And your gut microbiome is unique to you. Nobody has a microbiome exactly like yours. Each of your microbes has the...

7 Ways to Optimize Your Gut Microbiome, Backed by Research

7 Ways to Optimize Your Gut Microbiome, Backed by Research

If you’re reading this, you probably already know that all disease begins in the gut. And you probably want to optimize your health by optimizing your gut microbiome. Me, too! Over the years, I’ve read the latest science, listened to experts, and compiled the best and...

5 Tips for Dining Out with Food Sensitivities

5 Tips for Dining Out with Food Sensitivities

You just started an elimination diet (based on your food sensitivities test results). There’s a list of foods you can’t eat. You sit down at your favorite restaurant. You look at the menu. But have no idea what’s safe to eat. In that moment, you realize that going out...

Is The Way You Brush Your Teeth Contributing To SIBO?

Is The Way You Brush Your Teeth Contributing To SIBO?

If you have SIBO, should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast? The correct answer is before. If you have small intestine bacterial overgrowth and brush your teeth after breakfast, you may be adding fuel to the (overgrowth) fire. In fact, this is a question I...

How to Detox the Right Way

How to Detox the Right Way

Most people get detox wrong. They focus on cleaning out their colon (i.e. pooping more). But detoxing is SO much more than that. Detoxing is a two-part process If you want to detox the right way, you have to do these two things. Remove toxin exposure, also referred to...

Food Poisoning Can Cause SIBO?!

Food Poisoning Can Cause SIBO?!

It's hard to miss the symptoms of food poisoning: stomach cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea. You usually know it when you have it. However, what you may not know is that having food poisoning today can lead to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) tomorrow. How...

What is SIBO? A Beginners Guide to Diagnosing & Healing

What is SIBO? A Beginners Guide to Diagnosing & Healing

SIBO Is Real Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a real condition. SIBO is diagnosed when there is an excess and imbalance of bacteria in the small intestinal. In other words, when there are more bacteria than normal and the “bad” bacteria outnumber the...

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