Gut Health


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Fasting Mimicking Diet: What Is It? Does It Work?

Fasting Mimicking Diets Eating while fasting? How does that work?   By Amy Burkhart MD, RD The fasting-mimicking diet is the newest form of the ancient practice of fasting. But what exactly is it? For centuries, fasting has been used to promote mental clarity,…

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What is ARFID? More than a picky eater. This little girl is covering her mouth while a spoon of food is coming closer to her

Picky Eater? Consider ARFID

What is ARFID? ARFID stands for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Most people have never heard of ARFID, but it is one of the most common eating disorders seen in children. And, contrary to old beliefs, it also happens in adults. In fact, the number…

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SIBO Diet: Which Diet Is Best For SIBO?

What Diet Is Best For SIBO? Ask 10 people familiar with SIBO what a “ SIBO diet” is, and you get 10 different answers. SIBO is short for “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” a common cause of bloating, gas, and other digestive symptoms. The best…

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Man with beard in orange shirt-he has SIBO and is looking unwell

SIBO: Symptoms, Treatment & IBS Connection

SIBO Explained SIBO Symptoms, Testing, Diet;  And Its Connection To IBS Updated May, 2021 By Amy Burkhart, MD RD What Is SIBO?  What are the symptoms of SIBO? Are SIBO and IBS related?  Is there a SIBO test? What about a SIBO diet?   And…

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