Living with SIBO

onions are considered a high FODMAP food

It was back in 2014 when I took my first Hydrogen breath test to see if I had SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) or not. And sure enough I was positive for both Hydrogen & Methane gases. I immediately started to treat and eradicate my SIBO by following Dr. Jacobi’s Bi-Phasic diet. During my herbal treatment, I noticed instant…

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Getting Real with Reflux

Majority of the people I see in my practice deal with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease on a daily basis. It’s reported that between 10-48% of people in Western countries suffer from the disease! The main symptoms of GERD (reflux): Heartburn Regurgitation of gastric acid into the lumen of the oesophagus (also commonly known as food reflux) GIT discomfort Symptoms can…

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Alcohol & Leaky GUT

Australians have a reputation for our excessive alcohol drinking. It’s within our culture to have an outdoor lifestyle, BBQ’s, laid back attitude, scorching sun…..with a bevvy in our hands. The negative impacts of alcohol consumption is evident. I’m not about to start educating you about the physical and mental effects of alcohol. You can do so here. I see…

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Why Short Chain Fatty Acids are the Key to Optimal Health

Short chain fatty acids (S.C.F.A’s), sounds like something that you should be avoiding all together. But you couldn’t be more further from the truth. How to feed your gut microbiome, without having to be a fermentation expert! Posted by The Naturopath Shop on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 So what are SCFA’s? SCFA’s are made in your colon. They are…

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