Three Updates in Celiac Disease from The AGA

AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (AGA) Tennyson, C.A. ., Semrad C.E., Gastro Bites, Celiac Disease Update. AGA Lunch and Learn, September 22, 2021. The AGA has come out with three updates for celiac disease regarding prevalence, symptoms and diagnoses. PREVALENCE: Celiac Disease occurs in about 1% of the population worldwide. This incidence is higher in Sweden and …

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Psychological Wellness & Severity of IBS

A study recently published in July 2021 in The American Journal of Gastroenterology showed the cumulative effects of psychological co-morbidities on IBS disease behavior. From 807 participants with IBS Rome IV criteria, who were followed for a year, the more psychological issues which were experienced the more severe IBS symptoms were. Almost 70% of the …

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Summertime GF Peach Crisp

What makes this recipe delicious is the all natural ripe and juicy peaches. They are so sweet right now- they do NOT need any extra flavor- no flour- no cinnamon-no sugar- nope! Just the peaches and of course a GF lactose free crunchy topping. This warm dessert is fabulous cooled down and paired with a …

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SIBO and Functional Dyspepsia

A new study found that there may be an association between Functional Dyspepsia (FD) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Functional dyspepsia can be defined as non-ulcer stomach pain. Studies show increased incidence of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in patients with Functional Dyspepsia. Proton Pump Inhibitors are used in FD as they impair the …

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The Elemental Diet & SIBO

The Elemental Diet can be used in cases of Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO as a diet which helps to decrease bacterial overload in the small intestine. SIBO is defined as an overgrowth of bacteria and archaea in the small intestine where they do not belon. Symptoms of SIBO can include bloating, diarrhea, constipation and …

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Grape & Feta Arugula Salad

This grape and feta sunflower salad is a delicious Spring Salad. The sweetness from the grapes and crunchiness from the sunflowers adds texture and complimenting flavors. The feta adds a little salt and creaminess and the arugula a peppery base. Here the secret is not just in the many flavor affinities but also in the …

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