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Symptomatic Relief from Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) by...

A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Nutrition Week 2016 Poster on Lactobacillus salivarius UCC118 strain for Symptom Relief in SIBO Poster presented by Dr. Gail Cresci, Cleveland Clinic,...
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Whole Grains Improve Heart Health in People without Celiac...

Gluten consumption by those who are not diagnosed with Celiac Disease (CD) does not increase risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).  In fact, avoiding...
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Can Probiotics Be Used As Antioxidants?

How probiotics interact with the human body is still being discovered. However, a recent review examined the evidence and potential mechanisms in which probiotics...
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Emerging Evidence Indicates Anxiety Linked to Diet

Can Appropriate Nutrition Positively Affect Anxiety? Anxiety comes in a myriad of forms from social anxiety to post traumatic stress disorder with an average...
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Does Alcohol Change Gut Microflora and is the Change...

Key points:  A recent review published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics showed alcohol consumption adversely altered gut microbiota and could lead to negative impacts...
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Gut Microbiome Health and link to Congestive Heart Failure

Key points: Inflammation, pathogenic gut bacteria, and Candida species and markers of disease severity where analyzed in adults with stable mild, moderate and severe congestive...
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Evidence for Lifestyle Adjustments that Benefit Patients with GERD

Evidence for Lifestyle Adjustments that Benefit GERD Patients Overview:  Results from a recent study found that aerobic activity, limiting or eliminating tobacco use, removing...
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Healthy BMI Reduces GERD and C. Diff Infections Implicated...

Positive associations have been found between rising obesity/Body Mass Index (BMI) levels and Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) rates as well and recent studies point to...
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Probiotics May Help Reverse Fatty Liver Disease in Children

Key points:  Results from a recent study showed that 12 weeks of supplementation with probiotics significantly lowered cholesterol, triglycerides, and waist circumference in pediatric...
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Micronutrient deficiencies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Micronutrient deficiencies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease characterized by dysregulated immune response to commensal intestinal microflora....
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Increased Dietary Fiber and Reduced Cardiac Health Risks

Key points: Recent data have indicated rates for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD) are declining but still more than a third of...
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Enzyme Replacement Effective in Chronic Pancreatitis

Key points:  A meta- analysis recently published in Gut, indicates that supplementing with pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy, or PERT, successfully treats Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency...
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Anti-Inflammatory Properties May Offer Therapeutic Options for Inflammatory Bowel...

Tumeric/Curcumin: Anti-Inflammatory Properties May Offer Therapeutic Options for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, affects 1.6 million people in the United States and...
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Vitamin B12 Review

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin, B12) is a water-soluble essential nutrient that can be stored in the body for many years. Absorption of B12 is relatively...
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The Clinical Significance of Fiber

The American Dietetic Association recommends that total daily fiber intake should range from 20-35 grams, but they estimate that the standard American diet includes...
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Novel Nutritional Formulation Containing Human Milk Oligosaccharides Reduces GI...

A Novel Nutritional Formulation Containing the Human Milk Oligosaccharide 2’-Fucosyllactose Reduces Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Increases Short-Chain Fatty Acids, and Beneficially Alters the Gut Microbiome in Adults...
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IBS, IBD, and Diseases of GI Compromise: Can Dietary...

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD – IBS, IBD, and Diseases of GI Compromise: Can Dietary Modifications Improve Outcome? Not all probiotics are the same, the...
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Glutamine: Research Review

Glutamine is an amino acid that becomes conditionally essential during times of severe illness or injury. It is formed when glutamate accepts an extra...
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