Methane: The misunderstood gas?

You might also like to read: What Is SIBO? Methane SIBO: Not always a bad thing? Methane SIBO Great Test: Is It Being Misunderstood SIBO: What Causes It? Hydrogen Sulfide: The good, the bad and the misunderstood What Is Methane? It is a type of gas produced by an organism in the human gut called

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Fasting And The Microbiome

Meal frequency, and fasting are easy ways to support gut health and our microbiome. Let's explore some of the research in this topic. Meal Frequency & Fasting A regular meal pattern including breakfast consumption, consuming a higher proportion of energy early in the day, reduced meal frequency (i.e., 2–3 meals/day), and regular fasting periods may [...] Continue reading »

COVID-19 Summary

Introduction The epidemic broke out first in Wuhan, China, possibly related to a seafood market. Several studies suggested that bat may be the potential reservoir of SARS-CoV-2. What Are The Symptoms? The clinical symptoms of COVID-19 patients include fever, cough, fatigue and a small population of patients appeared gastrointestinal infection symptoms. The elderly and people

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What is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addressed the healthcare of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centred focus of medical practice to a more patient-centred approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time with their patients, listening

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FODMAPs & IBS

What are FODMAPs? The acronym FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols. These short-chain carbohydrates are incompletely absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and can be easily fermented by gut bacteria1.These sugars also exert an osmotic effect, increasing fluid movement into the large bowel2 The fermentation and osmosis caused by these undigested sugars are

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Vitamin D Deficiency – An Epidemic

The nights are pulling in, which means the summer is coming to an end. While this, for many, is a depressing thought it really shouldn’t be. Perhaps it has something to do with the topic of today? Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency truly is an epidemic. The National Diet and Nutrition Survey in 2011

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