SIBO- Part #2

It’s been about 3 weeks since I received my SIBO diagnosis – you can read my original post on SIBO here.  Since then, I was referred to a gastroenterologist, but couldn’t get an appointment for over 6 weeks   In the meantime, I’ve done a ton of research, and read all of the articles I could…

What is Inflammation?

What is inflammation?  How does the body control inflammation?  What inhibits an anti-inflammatory response?  And should you be concerned about it? Inflammation is the body’s response to pain, injury and illness.  It is a natural process that the body uses to heal.  This could be a scraped knee, a headache or something more serious like…

What is SIBO?

Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth. Never heard of it?  Me neither until just a few months ago; and more recently yesterday, when I was diagnosed with it.  So what exactly is SIBO?  And what do you do if you think you might have SIBO?  Read on… Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the…

Eat More Fat!

There is a popular misconception that “if you eat fat, you’ll get fat” – but this is actually not true; eating fat is an essential part of a healthy diet.   How the Body Works… Our bodies were metabolically designed to use fat sources as the preferred form of energy.  Fat is broken down by the body into…