Tag Archive: irritable bowel syndrome

Fodmaps Diet

Fodmaps Diet Simplified

When we see patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, we often start by doing a Cleanse and using lots of probiotics to balance the bacteria in the gut. However, if their symptoms persist, one thing we might encourage the patient to explore is following a low-FODMAPs diet.

Fecal Transplants

Are Fecal Transplants the Future of Medicine?

Fecal transplants are real, and yes, technically a medical thing. A relatively new technology designed to help battle C. diff, the most common hospital-contracted illness that’s extremely difficult to treat with antibiotics, fecal transplants hold some promising results. “Doctors, health officials, researchers, and entrepreneurs have begun to see the potential of fecal transplants to treat not just C. diff, but perhaps a multitude of ailments, from irritable bowel syndrome to chronic constipation,” reports Mother Jones.

Keto Clarity

Interview with Jimmy Moore About His New Book “Keto Clarity”

Dr L: What is Ketosis? Jimmy Moore: Put simply, ketosis is a metabolic state that happens when you consume a customized low-carb, moderate-protein, high-fat diet that causes your body to switch from using glucose as its primary source of fuel to running mostly on ketones and fatty acids. Ketones themselves are produced when the body burns fat, and they’re used as an alternative fuel source when glucose isn’t available. In other words, your body changes from being a sugar-burner to a fat-burner. It's a completely normal and natural state that happens within a few days to a few weeks in most people who reduce their carbohydrate intake, moderate their protein consumption, and consume dietary fat, especially saturated fat, to satiety.