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8 Easy, IBS & SIBO Friendly Breakfasts

Breakfast can be tough. You're in a hurry and maybe not even hungry as you walk out the door. But inevitably, you feel those hunger pangs. If you have IBS or SIBO, picking the right breakfast can be difficult. Here are  five easy breakfasts to get your day started off...

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Is Snacking Healthy for IBS & SIBO?

Is Snacking Healthy? We're told and read so many different things so it's hard to know if snacking is healthy or not. Some people prefer to graze or have multiple, smaller meals. As Americans, we experience an overabundance of food options. There is a Starbucks on...

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New SIBO Series in Portland

Thursdays, October 4  – November 8, 2018  |  6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Charlee’s Kitchen, 2220 SW First Avenue Portland Sign up HERE to join me to learn more about small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and cook SIBO-friendly low FODMAP recipes. Whether you’re...

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Alcohol and SIBO

"Is it ok to drink alcohol?" is a question I hear frequently. The answer is essentially "Yes, maybe, sometimes". Wait, what? My first answer, the most general one, is Yes. It's ok to try anything when you have SIBO because we know that while food consumption may cause...

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My New Book – The SIBO Diet Plan!

My new book, The SIBO Diet Plan, is available now on Amazon.com., BarnesandNoble.com, Target.com and Walmart.com. I'm really excited to be able to share information about SIBO including a four week meal plan, a calming menu for flare states, shopping lists, over 90...

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5 Reasons to Reevaluate Your Strict SIBO Diet

As a nutritionist who just put out the book, The SIBO Diet Plan, one might guess I’m a stickler for people staying on a strict SIBO diet. However, one of my favorite phrases is, “The diet works for you, you don’t work for the diet.” This means that if a strict SIBO...

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Bulk Cooking Basics

Bulk cooking is typically when you cook multiple meals over the course of a whole or half day. You can then either freeze some portions of the meals to eat later or eat the meals over the course of the week. I don’t often have the luxury of a free day to spend cooking...

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Level Up Your Bone Broth

Ok, let’s be honest. Bone broth is great for you, but some people feel a bit blah about the taste. Not to fear, it’s time to take your bone broth to the next level. Try different add-ons for extra taste and nutrition. Here are a couple of combinations to try; feel...

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Connections: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome & SIBO

Guest Post by Stephanie Kelly, Vital Food Therapeutics Nutrition Intern What is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)? EDS is a range of roughly 6 types of possible genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues, specifically collagen synthesis, characterized by skin...

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