Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is not good for your gut

Yes, a low-FODMAP diet can help you manage your symptoms. The studies show the effectiveness of low-FODMAP diets to reduce bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, diarrhea and constipation. And so do both my clinical experience as a registered dietitian and my personal experience as a past IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferer. But you might need to go beyond the[…]

Radicata (blue) Fat Bombs – with a punch of antioxidants (paleo, nut-free, low-carb, high-fat, gluten-free, sugar-free and no artificial sweetener)

If you’ve tried my Radicata Fat Bombs, you might like this blue version. 😉 (my original version is here in case you missed it) The recipe is exactly the same but with the addition of some frozen blueberries. It gives this Paleo, nut-free, gluten-free, low-carb, high-fat, sugar-free snack a punch of antioxidants and flavors without adding[…]

Beating SIBO naturally with herbal antimicrobials

If you don’t know what SIBO is, check out this article first. 🙂 SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, continue to be one of the most common causes of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBS-like symptoms, including bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation and flatulence in addition to being often associated with leaky gut, autoimmune conditions, food intolerances and even[…]