Probiotics: If you don’t just poop them out, they may muck up your guts
There’s a pungent cloud of hype and hope around probiotics—and researchers have long tried to clear the air about what the bowel-blasting products can ( and mostly can’t) Read more on Arstechnica
Could Eating Fermented Foods Improve Your Digestive Health?
This won’t save you from an otherwise poor diet, but it may help as part of a complete approach. Source: Could Eating Fermented Foods Improve Your Digestive Read more
Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Facts!
Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune intestinal disorder that affects both children and adults. Overview of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Source: Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Read more
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 Read more
Lactose Intolerance: Common Misunderstandings
There is ongoing confusion between lactose intolerance (LI) and cow’s milk allergy (CMA) which may lead to misdiagnosis and inappropriate dietary management. The treatment of LI involves 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 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: 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 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 Read more
What is Malt & is it Gluten Free?
Malt is made from a grain that has been soaked, germinated (sprouted) then dried. It can be derived from various grains such as wheat, corn or rice; however, whole-grain barley is most 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
Is Vinegar Gluten-Free? | Shelley Case, RD
If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and had the great fortune of eating a basket of gluten-free fish and chips made in a dedicated gluten-free fryer, cheers to you! It’s not Read more
Gluten-Free Traveling
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 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, 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 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
Yellow Bowel Movement and Causes of Yellow Diarrhea
The color of the normal bowel movement is any shade of brown (ranging from a light bown or tan to darker brown hue). When stool appears a very light brown to yellow brown or even overtly Read more