THE LOW FODMAP DIET

AUTHOR: Dr. Jason Granzotto The Low FODMAP diet is a restrictive diet that often gives patients relief for their irritable bowel symptoms. The FODMAP acronym outlines fermentable sugars that are available from various fruits, vegetables, dairy products, legumes and some grains. Typically patients experience a reduction in bloating and irregular bowel habits by following an Read more about THE LOW FODMAP DIET[…]

PREBIOTICS FEED PROBIOTICS

AUTHOR: Dr. Jason Bush Probiotic supplementation has become an important part of the daily routine for many people. Research continues to support the role of probiotics in a variety of preventative measures and intervention strategies, and approval of these health claims by regulatory bodies like Health Canada further speaks to the value these important supplements Read more about PREBIOTICS FEED PROBIOTICS[…]

BEYOND GLUCOSE – HOW WE GET ENERGY FROM PREBIOTIC DIETARY FIBER

AUTHOR: Dr. Jason Bush Most of the carbohydrates we eat are digested in the stomach and small intestine, where they are carved up into glucose and absorbed by the blood stream. There’s nothing wrong with this. In fact, glucose is easily transported around the body and many tissues actually prefer to use glucose as an Read more about BEYOND GLUCOSE – HOW WE GET ENERGY FROM PREBIOTIC DIETARY FIBER[…]

A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE OF GUT HEALTH: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2018 AND BEYOND

AUTHOR: Dr. Embriette Hyde Caroline’s cell phone chirped at her. Answering the phone, she heard her primary care physician’s calm voice on the other end of the line: “Caroline, we have your blood and fecal microbiome test results back, and I see a few things that may indicate a problem.” Her doctor proceeded to explain Read more about A GLIMPSE INTO THE FUTURE OF GUT HEALTH: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2018 AND BEYOND[…]

EVERYONE BENEFITS WHEN WE PRACTICE WHAT WE PREACH.

AUTHOR: Dr. Jason Granzotto This past weekend, I attended the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors yearly convention.  The theme for the lectures was digestive health and my experience there revealed a lot about the state of the knowledge about digestive health, at least in the naturopathic community.  In short, there is a lot to learn Read more about EVERYONE BENEFITS WHEN WE PRACTICE WHAT WE PREACH.[…]

THE DIFFERENCE WITH MSPREBIOTIC®: ‘LIKE NIGHT AND DAY’

AUTHOR: Dr. Betty Zou Wayne Suggitt remembers the exact day he started taking prebiotics – May 31, 2014. For two decades, the 56-year-old Winnipeg native lived with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic condition that can cause abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. “I probably had it since I was in my early twenties,” says Read more about THE DIFFERENCE WITH MSPREBIOTIC®: ‘LIKE NIGHT AND DAY’[…]