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Do you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease and are wondering what you should or shouldn’t eat?
Possible Trigger Foods for IBD from the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation: Dietary fiber found in plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains is important for digestion, but during IBD flares or strictures can cause worsening symptoms. Soluble fiber may help reduce diarrhea, examples …Read More
Have you tried Kiwi for constipation?
An article by the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition called “Kiwifruit improves bowel function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation” reported a study that found that two kiwifruit a day for four weeks decreased colon transit, increased defecation frequency, and improved bowel …Read More
Simple Zucchini Noodles
Simple Zucchini Noodles This is the first year of having a garden and I’ve been growing a lot of zucchinis and have been tryingto find new recipes. As a pasta lover and always hearing about zucchini noodles, I decided to give it a try without …Read More
We are always looking for ways to substitute the carbohydrates without just eating plain, raw vegetables, check out this recipe that is delicious by Shira RD. She has a book out called The Food Therapist and a great blog with a lot of Paleo Recipes! …Read More
Onion and Garlic, Could these be exacerbating my IBS?
Onion and garlic are both items that should be excluded while undergoing a low FODMAP diet. They contain fructo-oligosaccharides, which are difficult to digest in the small intestines, causing fermentation of gut bacteria, and worsening of IBS symptoms. Onion and garlic are commonly used seasonings, …Read More
What is quinoa?
Quinoa is considered to be “a high protein grain with a lot of nutrients from South America.” It is a complete protein meaning it contains all of the essential amino acids your body needs and can’t synthesize for multiple functions. Quinoa dishes can be made …Read More