Entries by sibo

Gut Health and Alcohol

Gut Health & Alcohol 🍷 Over-consumption of alcohol has been proven to have a negative impact on the gut. Those who consume alcohol regularly have higher rates of alcohol-induced oxidative stress and intestinal dysbiosis, which often leads to gastrointestinal inflammation and leaky gut syndrome. Binge drinking (more than four drinks per event) can result in a […]

Cheese, Broccoli, and Zucchini Fritter Recipe

Low FODMAP Cheese, Broccoli, and Zucchini Fritters 🧀🥦 Broccoli florets are low FODMAP, just avoid the stalks for these delicious, nutrient-packed fritters. Ingredients: -2 cups broccoli florets -1 cup zucchini (grated) -1/2 cup aged cheddar cheese (shredded) -1/2 cup gluten-free flour -1/4 tsp salt -1/2 tsp pepper -1 egg -3 tbsp nut milk -1 tbsp olive […]

What Are Prebiotics?

What are Prebiotics? 🍎 Prebiotic fiber is the non-digestible part of food, such as bananas, onions, garlic, artichokes, apple skin, beans, and many others. Prebiotic fiber goes through the small intestine undigested and is fermented when it reaches the colon. This fermentation process feeds beneficial bacteria colonies (including probiotic bacteria.) This helps to increase the number […]

Low FODMAP Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Low FODMAP Broccoli Cheese Soup😋🥦🧀 Ingredients: -2 tbsp olive oil -1 tbsp gluten free flour -2 cups broccoli florets (the heads only; the stalks are not low FODMAP) -2 cups low FODMAP chicken broth -1 cup lactose-free milk -1/2 cup aged cheddar cheese Instructions: Add the oil and flour to a large pot, stirring for […]

Microbiome Importance

Everyone’s microbiome is unique, but there are a few generalities about what’s healthy and what’s not.🔍🤔 “In healthy people, there is a diverse array of organisms,” says Dr. Gail Hecht, chair of the American Gastroenterological Association Center for Gut Microbiome Research & Education. Most of those organisms are bacteria, but there are viruses, fungi, and other […]