Category Archives: Constipation

Let’s Get Real About Gluten, People!

I need to blow off some steam here. I am a Registered Dietitian who specializes in gastrointestinal problems and I see patients referred from my region’s physicians and gastroenterologists.  I counsel people about the food they eat and I am … Continue reading

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Probiotics: They are NOT Created Equal

Our large intestine (colon), in a healthy state,  has zillions of microorganisms living and thriving in it. Some estimates say that stool is made up of 90% dead microorganisms and sloughed intestinal cells and only 10% undigested fiber and food … Continue reading

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