Based on my review, H. pylori is not a common cause of acid reflux, but may contribute to atypical non-acid reflux symptoms in some people. I wrote about my own struggles with GERD in my first article and how I was able to control symptoms by modulating dietary… Read more
What Really Causes Acid Reflux and GERD?
About sixty million people in the US report that they suffer from painful symptoms of acid reflux at least once a week. Heartburn, abdominal pain, cough, sour taste in the mouth, sore throat, hoarseness, laryngitis, asthma-like symptoms and sinus irritation are the typical symptoms. Smoking, pregnancy … Read more
What Foods Can Lead to SIBO? Try FP Calculator
Dr. Robillard’s research on the biochemistry of digestion points to a new way of understanding the connection between dietary malabsorption in your small intestine, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and its related conditions. Some SIBO related conditions include acid reflux, GERD … Read more
SIBO Diets and Digestive Health
Since releasing my first book in the Fast Tract Digestion series on Heartburn which linked chronic acid reflux to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), I have received several inquiries about using the Fast Tract Diet to treat other SIBO-related conditions such as IBS… Read more
Are Antibiotics Safe for Irritable Bowel Syndrome ?
How doctors treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) could change dramatically in the near future. Two years ago, the pharmaceutical company Salix submitted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for the treatment for IBS (non-constipation-dependent) with the antibiotic… Read more
Resistant Starch – Friend, Foe or Lover ?
Since my first article on resistant starch (RS), raw unmodified potato starch, or RUMPS as I like to call it, continues to light up the blogosphere. Like a lot of people, I was caught off guard by the overwhelmingly positive light RUMPS has been cast in. Some people have truly fallen in love with this molecule… Read more
The Dark Side of Fiber (Part I of III)
Fiber is the indigestible part of plant-based foods, consisting of structural components such as the cell walls of fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes, the tough outer layers of grains, as well as any other non-digestible carbohydrates, as well as lignin – a substance found in plants that binds cellulose fibers… Read more
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