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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Low FODMAP Facts : Soluble vs Insoluble Fiber

The Mayo Clinic describes fiber as  “ Fiber is commonly classified as soluble, which dissolves in water, or insoluble, which doesn’t dissolve.” Soluble fiber. Soluble fibers dissolve and form a gel like consistency- Because soluble fibers are not absorbed, they can provide bulk and smoothness to stool. They can help lower LDL blood cholesterol and control …

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Claim Your Right To A Good Night Sleep!

Often we think diet and exercise are the pillars to health. But another and often the foundation of health is actually sleep. 1 in 3 people don’t get enough sleep.  Without good sleep we do not eat well- craving carbs and sweets and we are not rested for optimal exercise. To prioritize sleep we need …

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Vitamin D , Immunity and The Gut

Vitamin D deficiency is common affecting over half of the U.S. population. Populations living up North and not getting sun exposure may be more at risk for vitamin D deficiency. People who do not get outdoors are also at risk such as nursing home residents or healthcare workers. African Americans and Hispanic populations in the …

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Low FODMAP Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is a wonderful Springtime recipe combining fresh spring veggies and gluten free pasta. To keep this recipe low FODMAP we are looking at a colorful array of fresh veggies such as zucchini cubes, bell peppers strips, broccoli florets and cherry tomatoes. Fresh basil adds brightness with chewy melted mozzarella. This dish is wonderful …

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Microwaved Cheese Omelet

This is a fast morning recipe which can be made in minutes- Its a quick cheddar cheese omelet that can be paired with a slice of Gluten Free toast for a yummy low FODMAP breakfast.