Polyphenol foods are super foods we can benefit from when we consume them on daily basis. Polyphenols are a group of naturally occurring compounds found in plants. Poly means multiple, and phenols are specific chemical structures that contain a a hydroxyl (-OH) group attached to an aromatic ring. Polyphenols are compounds that contain multiple phenol […]
The best H Pylori diet includes foods that support digestion and reduce inflammation. This post discusses how this bacteria affects several aspects of the digestion process and the best foods to eat that help with healing and recovery. This post will be answering these questions: What are H Pylori symptoms How does H Pylori affect
H Pylori is bacteria that can grow in the stomach. Infection rates vary between 20-50% of people and up to 80% in certain countries. It’s a helix-shaped bacteria that can drill through and burrow in the lining of the stomach. The problem with H Pylori is that it thins out the lining of the stomach lining, causing atrophy (or damage) and inflammation. This makes your stomach sensitive to hydrochloric acid, enzymes, and gastric juices even though you need them for proper digestion.
Rosacea is an inflammatory skin reaction that where people have redness in the nose, cheeks, that can spread to the forehead, chin, ears. For some people, it stays mild, but for others, it can be very severe. Famous people who have/had rosacea include Bill Clinton, Princess Diana, Cameron Diaz, and Renee Zellweger. Rosacea Symptoms Rosacea
Gut healing diets are not easy… they require time, energy, and persistence. They’re even more difficult when attempting to do it on your own. One of my patient’s who completed my 4-month, gut-healing, Eat to Thrive Program shares his fears and excitements he had before beginning the program, what was difficult, what was easy, and the lasting
You may have considered a probiotic supplement to help with your digestive discomforts like gas, bloating, diarrhea, or constipation. You may have taken an antibiotic and looking for ways to boost your beneficial bacteria to recover. You may be resorting to your gut in the hopes of it helping with other conditions you have like
SIBO, short for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, is a condition where bacteria is overpopulating the small intestine. I’ve talked about SIBO in detail before in episode 16 of Thank Gut It’s Fixed; what it is, the symptoms, how do you know if you have it, and what you can to do get rid of it.
Do you suspect that certain foods make you feel sick, fatigued, or your skin break out? Food sensitivity tests can speed up the process of identifying your food triggers, but are they accurate and worth it? Food sensitivity can impact 40 to 70% of the population. While not acute and potentially fatal like food allergies,
Histamine Intolerance may be the link between your confusing and uncomfortable symptoms. If you have headaches, migraines, anxiety, skin itchiness, eczema, congestion, post nasal drip, sudden sweating, stomach pain, diarrhea, or others that you or your doctors haven’t been able to resolve, it’s possible that histamine is the problem. What is Histamine Histamine is a
On today’s episode of Thank Gut It’s Fixed show, I wanted to sit down and answer some live questions, as well as questions I received offline and on Instagram on gut health, dysbiosis, healing time, maintenance, supplements, and so on. Watch the video below and you can read the typed answers below. What is dysbiosis? Dysbiosis means