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A New Secret “Fiber-additive” May Cause Diarrhea…

My experience with Inulin I love trying new food products. Few weeks ago, I bought organic kefir with Inulin/FOS. I drank 1 cup in the morning on empty stomach. After 45 minutes, I had horrible stomach pain and severe diarrhea. I got really sick, and I was forced to cancel my business meeting and a […]

Superfood for IBS, Colitis, Crohn’s & Celiacs. No cooking required.

This recipe is a part of Phase 3 (final phase) for IBS and IBD Healing Systems from Europe. It’s perfect for patients after successful completion of Phase I (Eliminate & Detoxify) and Phase II (Heal & Regenerate). I have grown  up on hot buckwheat porridge or “grechka” as my grandma called it. I call it […]

This Hidden Ingredient in Your Medication

If you trying to avoid gluten from all the sources, you MUST know that accidental gluten intake can happen when you are taking certain over-the-counter and prescription medications. Current law does not require labeling of gluten-containing ingredients in drugs. These hidden sources of gluten can be found as part of the inactive ingredients (fillers or […]

Why you should avoid all sugar-free foods and drinks

Aspartame I would like to share the story which was written by Mark, my newsletter reader. In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; […]

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, […]

Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

My son was begging me for many years to buy him a dog. My answer was always the same: “No. I cannot allow you to have a pet in my house”. Don’t get me wrong. I love dogs, and I know that a dog can be your best friend and a great companion. But I […]

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 […]

Is Probiotic “Align” Really Mis-Aligned?

Recently, a representative of Procter & Gamble (PG) offered to me FREE samples (plus a purchase discount) of Align probiotic for my patients and blog readers. Here is the quote from the e-mail I received: “…Procter & Gamble is offering a deal where you can get $10 dollars back when you buy $30 worth of […]

What can cause abdominal pain and bloating?

Question: Debbie writes, Hi Galina, I have bacteria, inflammation of the intestines, and can only digest very low carbs and proteins.  I have juiced daily for years and am a great believer in foods.  I just cannot get past the indigestion pain and bloating, been working with probiotics and gut-flora from med/herbs.  I too am […]

Natural Birth Control – My Experience

This is a follow up article to “Birth Control & Broken Bones: Are You at Risk?” Conventional Birth Control: Pills & Diaphragms are not for me I have experimented with diaphragm and birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancies.  Below you will find a brief overview of my experience with these two methods followed by […]

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