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No More RX Meds – How to Fix LPR and Beyond

Hi - I'm Jaeme! I had digestive issues and other health issues since childhood, but no longer thanks to the Fast Tract Diet. Here's my journey to total body health with no more RX medicines thanks to Dr. Norm. Starting as a young child, I had chronic constipation My mother had me believe that Fletcher's [...]

Addressing SIBO with the Fast Tract Diet

Hi I am Judy, At age 66 I am no stranger to gut problems. The first memory I have is constipation, sometimes painful and always on my mind. My next distressing memory were several urgent bathroom episodes in middle school—one in which my teacher refused permission to use the restroom, and due to urgency I [...]

This is how I overcame IBS-D, Gastritis and LPR

Hi, I am Michele. My journey with the Fast Tract Diet came about after more than thirty years of gut issues During that time I had experienced three major episodes of food poisoning (one requiring a week in hospital), three ulcers, frequent gastritis and goodness knows how many bouts of gut infections. The most debilitating [...]

By | 2018-01-30T09:01:01+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Diet and Digestive Health, Fast Tract Diet, IBS, LPR|1 Comment

SIBO Treatment: Antibiotics or Diet?

Antibiotics alone, diet alone or the combination of the two will not cure SIBO unless your specific underlying cause(s) are identified and addressed. However, a science-based diet that limits ALL fermentable carbohydrates should be used as the first line therapy over antibiotics  because: The diet approach is safe and provides a durable response Your underlying [...]

Dietary Supplements – Helping or Hurting Your Digestive Health?

Dietary supplements can be extremely helpful as part of a larger plan for addressing a variety of digestive and general health issues including: Vitamin and mineral deficiencies Microbiota imbalances Deficiencies in molecules made by the body such as stomach acid, bile and digestive enzymes Symptoms including gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, and other reflux [...]

Diet over Drugs: 3 Step Plan for IBS, Diarrhea, Constipation, Bloating and Acid Reflux

Are you familiar with the term, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGIDs)? Don’t let this five-letter acronym intimidate you. It simply refers to conditions or symptoms affecting the digestive tract for which no structural problem or biochemical cause is observed by standard testing such as endoscopy, imaging or blood tests. These are some examples of FGIDs: Irritable [...]

Fast Tract Diet App for Gut Health

Hi guys, I am happy to let you know that the Fast Tract Diet App is now available on iTunes and Google Play. This is a complete and stand-alone app with No adds, No up-selling for a monthly program or Downloading your personal data.   For those who are new to the Fast Tract Diet [...]

Could IBS be an autoimmune condition?

Most people have never heard about a protein called vinculin, but a recent study of 165 IBS, 30 IBD and 26 healthy controls found that people with IBS have higher levels of (auto) antibodies to this protein than do healthy controls or people with inflammatory bowel disease. One possible outcome of this work is a [...]

By | 2016-11-05T04:26:02+00:00 February 19th, 2014|IBS, leaky gut|10 Comments

Why So Many People Take PPIs?

In Dr. Mike Eades' latest blog, GERD Treatment: Nutrition vs Drugs, he highlights a video presentation by a Dr. Johnson, an academic gastroenterologist from a medical school in Virginia who advises other doctors to ignore the risks of PPIs. Mike and I have been on the same page on both the risks of PPIs and the [...]

Antibiotics Linked to Celiac Disease

A Swedish team of scientists led by Dr. Karl Mårild, recently reported a link between taking antibiotics and the development of celiac disease[i]. Note: You can download the entire article free. Celiac disease is an autoimmune reaction to gluten proteins contained in wheat, rye and barley. The disease process causes inflammation and villus atrophy (which [...]

By | 2016-11-05T04:26:47+00:00 September 17th, 2013|antibiotics, Bacteria, Celiac Disease, IBS, SIBO|4 Comments