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What Your GI Doctor does not know…

Question: Amrit asks: How is it possible that Gastroenterologists almost never associate food intake with GI health or are sensitive to these issues?    I just went looking for a new Gastro, told him I was on the SCD, and he gave me these probiotics with sugar and other processed ingredients and chemicals. Answer:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amrit, […]

Problems with never ending diarrhea? These common medications for heartburn could be the cause

FDA announced in early February of 2012 that PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors) might be associated with high risk for deadly bacteria Clostridium Difficile (C-Diff), which triggers diarrhea, fever and abdominal pain. C-Diff is hard to treat because it is resistant to most antibiotics, and watery diarrhea that it triggers can actually kill you. So, what […]

BEST PROBIOTICS. Product Review

PROBIOTICS and ANTIBIOTICS The word Probiotic literally means “for life”. For a contrast, antibiotics literally means “against life”. WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS? Probiotics present a group of beneficial bacteria that play the first line of defense in your gut against harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungus. By forming colonies on the intestinal wall the good bacteria […]

Chewing your way to Health: Liquefy or Die

ATTENTION: Important for Patients with Gut Problems (IBS, Colitis/Crohn’s and Stomach Ulcers) Did you ever think why hospitals feed their patients intravenously? It’s because nutrients are only absorbed by your body when in liquid form. Have you ever left the table feeling tired and bloated? You are not chewing properly! Chewing is an important, yet oftentimes overlooked, […]

The Unseen Dangers of Tylenol: What You Must Know

Tylenol – it’s as prevalent and recognizable as anything you put into your body. But what’s not so recognized is that the active ingredient, acetaminophen, can pose serious health risks. Some 56,000 emergency room visits and 26,000 hospitalizations come about every year as a result of an acetaminophen overdose. And an analysis of national mortality […]

“Natural” Does Not Mean “Safe”

“Natural”. “Alternative”. “Herbal”. Take a walk down the aisle of any health food store, and you’ll see these words everywhere. They make people feel good. They seem so safe. Natural supplements are often cheaper than prescriptions, so it seems reasonable to think that experimenting with them could do no harm. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking […]

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