Probiotic Use for Diarrhea
No doubt about it, probiotics are a big seller and research into the human microbiome suggests that the bacteria in our GI tract is having potentially profound effects on health and disease. Researchers have made progress recently in identifying the particular strains of probiotic that provide relief of diarrhea. What Are Probiotics Probiotics are live... Read more Read more
Could Eating Fermented Foods Improve Your Digestive Health?
This won’t save you from an otherwise poor diet, but it may help a complete Read more at U.S News
Food Allergy Baking without Milk, Eggs, Soy, Wheat, Gluten and Nuts
Free webinar presented by Kids With Food Allergies Foundation with guest speaker Colette Martin, author of the cookbook, Learning to Bake Allergen-Free. Topics include replacements for milk, eggs, soy, wheat and gluten and recommendations on how to get the best results for baking. Source:Food Allergy Baking without Milk, Eggs, Soy, Wheat, Gluten and Read more
Food Psych #175: The Truth About Digestion and Gut Health with Marci Evans
Fellow anti-diet dietitian Marci Evans is back! We discuss the intersection of digestive disorders and eating disorders, the risks associated with elimination diets, the role of the gut microbiome in digestion and health, the importance of consistency in self-care and well-being, and so much more! Source: Food Psych #175: The Truth About Digestion and Gut... Read more Read more
Restaurant dishes labeled gluten-free often are not
For people with celiac disease, even tiny amounts of gluten in foods can cause trouble, and restaurants may be the hardest places to avoid the hidden protein, a U.S. study suggests. Source: Restaurant dishes labeled gluten-free often are Read more
What Can a Stool Test Diagnose?
If you’ve ever been on a medical odyssey to obtain a diagnosis for bothersome digestive symptoms, chances are someone along the way has ordered a stool analysis test for you. And for good reason: The simple act of pooping into a cup and dropping the sample off at a lab can yield a lot of... Read more Read more
Why GFCO Gluten-Free Certification Matters
You’ve seen the different gluten-free certification labels on your favorite products at the grocery store. Did you know that not all certification marks hold the same weight and some don’t stick to the highest of standards? Find out the difference in this quick, informative video Source: Why GFCO Gluten-Free Certification Read more
The Best Way To Reduce IBS Symptoms Is By Changing Your Diet. Here’s How
An estimated 11 percent of the global population have IBS, making it the most common gut disorder in the world. And, according to some estimates, twice as many women suffer as men. Read more
Whether you are planning a mini weekend getaway or an extended vacation, being on a gluten-free diet shouldn’t hold you back. Once you learn some tips, gluten-free traveling can be fun and stress-free. Travel not only opens the door to new experiences and cultures, it also invites new gluten-free culinary explorations. Source:Gluten-Free Read more
Fructans, not gluten, might cause wheat sensitivity. Here’s what you need to know.
These carbohydrates have health benefits, so you shouldn’t automatically avoid them. Source: Perspective | Fructans, not gluten, might cause wheat sensitivity. Here’s what you need to Read more
Gluten-Free Holiday Baking Tips | Shelley Case, RD
In gluten-free baking, there is often the world before and the world after. In the world before, you learned how to work with the properties of gluten to create rise, moistness and all Read more
Foods That Cause Constipation and Effects of Calcium
The following foods tend to cause constipation: Dry foods, like crackers and morning cereals, if eaten with insufficient fluid Low-fiber foods, like cheese, meat, eggs, chocolate, cakes, ice cream and other sweets, white bread or pasta, white rice, mashed and fried potatoes, chips, fast food, pre-prepared (instant) foods, fast foods in general Alcohol (except red wine), low-fiber... Read more Read more
Green Bowel Movement and Green Diarrhea – What Are the Causes?
Varying shades of brown is accepted as the normal stool color but sometimes it may be other colors. Most of these other hues are considered as abnormal. One of these abnormal colors ia green tinge to overtly green color of the bowel movement. It has to be investigated as this can be a sign of various diseases.... Read more Read more
Black Bowel Movement (Stool), Causes of Black Diarrhea
Normal stool (bowel movement) color is tan to brown. Sometimes it can be slightly lighter or darker depending on foods and beverages that were recently consumed as well as medication, Read more