Diverticulosis: When Our Most Common Gut Disorder Hardly Existed

Diverticulosis: When Our Most Common Gut Disorder Hardly Existed

Peppermint Oil for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Peppermint Oil for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

Diet and Hiatal Hernia

“Diet and Hiatal Hernia” In terms of preventing acid reflux heartburn, I’ve talked about how high fat meals cause dramatically more acid exposure in the esophagus in the hours after a meal, but why does high fiber intake decrease the risk? One typically thinks of …

Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance

Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance

“Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance” Resistant starch wasn’t discovered until 1982. Before that we thought all starch could be digested by the digestive enzymes in our small intestine. Subsequent studies confirmed that there are indeed starches that resist digestion and end …

How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production

How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production

colon cancer risk and westernized populations may be reduced by decreasing the intakes of animal products blaming aggressive factors such as animal protein and fat we’ve explored how animal protein can putrefy and produced a rotten egg gas which may be toxic to DNA but …