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Choosing Your SIBO Team

Tackling SIBO all on your own can create isolation, time issues and anxiety. It’s helpful to have an entire team because SIBO can be connected with many other conditions and people tend to have a large variety of symptoms. Your team size or members will likely change...

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SIBO Friendly Stuffing

I'm introducing a special guest post this month from Janel Lato. She is kind enough to share her amazing SIBO friendly stuffing recipe & video with us just in time for the holidays. I'm looking forward to trying more of her recipes in the future! -Kristy, Vital Food...

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8 Food Substitutions for a SIBO Diet

Starting a SIBO diet can be extremely challenging! Here are some substitutions to use for foods you may be missing: Garlic: Garlic is high FODMAP and is an issue for many people, even in small amounts. Substitute store bought garlic oil or sauté garlic cloves (smashed...

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Nutrient Dense Burgers

The combination of pork, grass-fed ground beef and liver make this burger super tasty and nutrient dense. If you don't tolerate or like pork, you can use 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or any other preferred ground meat. These burgers make great leftovers and can be served...

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20 Nutrient Dense Foods for a SIBO Diet

This post was created in conjunction with Brooke Hopfauf, The Nourished Roots. All of the foods listed are low FODMAP and are part of Dr. Siebecker’s SIBO Specific Food Guide, which limits polysaccharides and FODMAPs. Food sensitivities and reactions vary widely, so...

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Jasmine Lime Cooler

Green tea is full of antioxidants! This refreshing cooler is a great summer drink to have on hand and is very easy to make. Ingredients: 5 cups cold green tea 1/2 cup 1:1 ratio clover honey simple syrup (clover honey is low FODMAP) 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice...

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The Importance of SIBO Testing

I’ve spoken with many people who know that they have been diagnosed with SIBO but don’t know their SIBO numbers or what they mean. It’s not only important information to have when talking with health practitioners but also helpful to know and understand yourself....

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Arugula Mint Pesto

The bite of arugula is balanced with lemon and feta in this creative take on traditional pesto. Eat chilled pesto as a dip with crackers or veggies, or warmed up as a sauce with zucchini noodles, roasted vegetables or chicken. Recipe created by Kristy Regan and Vital...

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Sparkling Limeade

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups sparkling mineral water (or regular water) 1/3 to ½ cup honey simple syrup* 1/3 to ½ cup fresh lime juice (around 2 to 3 limes) Instructions: To make honey simple syrup, combine equal parts water and honey to a saucepan over low-medium heat, and...

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Spinach Pesto

There are so many uses for pesto! Try it as a dip for almond crackers, over zucchini noodles or as a topping for roasted chicken or vegetables. You can leave out the walnuts or parmesan if you don't do well with nuts or cheese. Ingredients: 1/4 cup garlic oil 1/4 cup...

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