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  1. Diet
    Most successful diets for IBS forbid all grains, and this is because it is well known that all grains contain antinutrients called lectins that not only interfere with digestion by inhibiting digestive enzymes but can also cause gut inflammation and Leaky Gut. All of the following diets make...
  2. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    I've had a lot of luck over the last month with my own version of a combined Specific Carbohydrate Diet & low FODMAP diet. It's a hard diet to stick to, but when I do, it works very well. The diet is basically meat, vegetables (except starchy vegetables like potato), and fruits. I've know for...
  3. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    NB: It's now April and I've edited this post by deleting the glucose lollies that I thought were OK but weren't and also the other fruit and yoghurt. This is my basic default diet which I've been eating for almost a month: Breakfast: 2 eggs, 2 shortcut bacon & fried tomato. A pot of black tea...
  4. General Discussion
    EDIT: I have had a lot of success with the SIBO Specific diet, which is basically just a combination of the Specific Carbohydrate diet and the low FODMAP diet. I don't eat foods I dislike although some foods like salads I'm ambivalent about. Raw foods made a huge difference to me (i.e. salads...
  5. Website Help
    I know I posted a similar request previously but I think we really need a dedicated tab called "Natural Healing". There's a lot of confusion about the different diets: FODMAP, Paleo, specific carbohydrate diet, low fibre diet etc. It would be good to be able to basically summarise the theory and...
  6. Diet
    Most of us suspect that we have a problem digesting starch but don't understand exactly what causes this. The link below offers a very clear description of how starch feeds an opportunistic pathogen called Klebsiella. This bacteria is implicated in Ankylosing Spondylitis, an autoimmune disease...
  7. Diet
    Hi everyone, I've been reading up on here and it seems like a lot of people have successfully healed their IBS with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. I am considering giving it a try, because it makes a lot of sense. But I have a few questions: Non-gluten grains are my "safe foods". I can't...
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