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One Minute Tasty Breakfast Recipe for People with Colitis, Crohn’s, Celiac and Gastritis

Heavenly Chia Seed Pudding When I don’t have time to prepare breakfast in the morning, this quick and super delicious pudding provides enough protein, fiber and healthy omega-3 fatty acids to keep me working and running until early lunch. I like to prepare this chia seed pudding at night, so I have it all ready […]

IBS/IBD = Low Vitamin D ? A first Study that Links low Levels of Vitamin D to IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

What I have been suspecting for years observing patients with IBS, has been finally proven by a scientific study! The Molecular Gastroenterology Research Group of the University of Sheffield discovered that out of 51 patients with IBS, 82% had low levels of vitamin D. Researchers “suggest that vitamin D testing and supplementation could help many […]

Colonoscopy – No More! New non-invasive Alternative

Nobody likes to go through colonoscopies (except the doctors who perform them on you, of course). But colonoscopy is an excellent screening tool that is sometimes absolutely necessary for some people. However, the key words here are “sometimes” and “for some people.” So, should you start dropping your pants immediately after your doctor recommends colonoscopy […]

This Type of Travel can Raise your Risk for a Flare in Ulcerative Colitis & Cronh’s Disease

Researchers from Triemli Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland  have discovered that flying or traveling to high-altitude locations seems to increase the risk for flares in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This discovery was presented on 5/20/2012 at Digestive Disease Week at San Diego Convention Center. “Our most striking finding was a statistically significant correlation between […]

Can high fiber diet be a curse or a cure for ulcerative proctitis, colitis and IBS?

One of my readers wrote to me the following comment.                                                         (I am posting just a part of her comment ). Lyza writes: I have ulcerative proctitis and arthritis–two seemingly conflicting […]

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, […]

Raw Food Diet. 5 Quick Tips on How to Avoid Bloating and Diarrhea.

Q: My Daughters and I have been on a vegan, wheat, glutten, sugar(even fruit) and dairy free diet for just 2 days so far, not 100% Raw but very close. however today we all experience really bad bloating and visiting the rest room too often. any tips on how to ease this discomfort? A: Galina […]

Q&A: How To Use Simple Foods As Natural Cures for Depression

Q: Jacinta writes: I’m new to juicing and am hoping to find the right combination to help aid in anxiety and depression. Any ideas? A:Hello Jacinta! I have some mood lifting ideas for you this winter. Overall, I love winter holidays. This is the time I cherish the most because I spend it with my […]

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