Learn From The Best – Dr. Allison Siebecker Talks SIBO

Uncategorized May 11, 2015

Over the years, I have been committed to learning everything I can about SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) because I’ve had it, and many of my clients have it. In fact, according to Dr. Pimentel, one of the leading SIBO experts, 84% of IBS cases are actually SIBO. Therefore, if you have IBS, there is a high likelihood that it’s actually SIBO.

I listened to a webinar by...

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Pumpkin Coconut Paleo Custard

nutrition May 04, 2015

Two of my favorite homemade desserts are my pumpkin spice custard and paleo custard. But my favorite way to enjoy them is to have a combination of both. So, if I make one, I usually end up making the other.

After doing this a couple of times, I decided that maybe I could combine these 2 recipes into one. So, that’s what I did, and it turned out really well! Plus, it saved...

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The One Thing That May Be Keeping You Sick

nutrition Apr 27, 2015

Do you feel like you live a very healthy lifestyle, but you just don’t feel great? Maybe you have a chronic condition like IBS or you just feel fatigued and lacking the energy you used to have.

I completely understand how you feel because I’ve been there, and I’ve been dealing with this issue recently.

I spent this past weekend in Austin at a conference called Paleo F(x). This...

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The Facts About Fat (Part 3)

nutrition Apr 20, 2015

In part 1 and part 2 of this article, we discussed the different types of fat, their benefits, and ideal food sources. We broke down the differences between saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, and trans fats.

Fats are a main energy source for the body. Consuming quality fats daily is essential for numerous body functions, such as brain function,...

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The Facts About Fat (Part 2)

nutrition Apr 13, 2015

Fats are essential for a healthy body and healthy brain. They are a main energy source for the body. Consuming quality fats daily is critical for brain function, healthy skin and hair, immune function, healthy digestion, body temperature regulation, and aiding in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.

In part 1 of this article, we focused on saturated fats as one ideal fat...

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The Facts About Fat (Part 1)

nutrition Mar 24, 2015

Fat is such a controversial topic. Is it good or bad to eat fat? Is a low-fat diet or high-fat diet better? Does fat make you fat?

While much of mainstream media will have you believe that fat is bad, I’m going to suggest a different view that’s backed by much research. America has been in this low-fat diet craze for several decades now, and not surprisingly, the obesity rate and...

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Delicious Paleo Custard

nutrition Mar 17, 2015

Every now and then, I get in the mood for something sweet. Don’t we all? As a Digestive Health Coach and one who follows a Paleo Diet, I’m not going to get my sweet fix from processed, gluten-filled cakes, pies, or cookies.

However, that doesn’t mean I have to deprive myself. Instead, I make my own healthy desserts with real ingredients. In my opinion, they taste just as good,...

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Why Acid-Suppressing Drugs are a Bad Idea

Uncategorized Mar 17, 2015

The use of antacids, such as Prilosec, Nexium, and Tums is widespread. Half of American adults have used antacids, and they are the 3rd most common over-the-counter medication. Most people take these drugs to relieve the symptoms of heartburn, reflux, GERD, and indigestion. However, while these medications may reduce the symptoms, they are not treating the cause. In fact, they are worsening the...

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The Link Between Food Poisoning, IBS, and SIBO

nutrition Feb 10, 2015

Digestive issues are all too common today especially Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). One billion people worldwide have IBS, which isn’t even a legit diagnosis. IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means that other digestive conditions, such as Colitis, Crohn’s, and Celiac have been ruled out, and doctors don’t know what the problem is. They just know that you have certain...

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Is a Paleo Diet Nutritionally Complete?

nutrition Dec 16, 2014

The Paleo Diet has gained a lot of traction over the past few years, and with that, comes critics. In this article, I’m going to address one objection you might here about the paleo diet.

A common objection to the Paleo diet is that it is not nutritionally complete. This is due to the fact that paleo excludes all grains, legumes, and most dairy. It also eliminates all processed and...

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