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 […]
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 […]
Have You Seen my newly Updated Website?
Have you seen my newly updated website , the www.knowyourgut.com? If not, go there now for new free information that can change your life to the better. New things being offered: 1. FREE Webinar that provides priceless, practical information about NATURAL gut healing for people with Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease. You’ll learn how to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 diseases in the food world when it comes to dietary plans!!! This was incredibly informative…thanks for sharing. I will explain to you what I have […]
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 […]