You’ve probably heard about probiotics and seen it advertised on TV. The health benefits, especially for those with digestive conditions can be dramatic. A great way to get probiotics is through yogurt and Reid explains how to make your own at home.
Reid discusses a piece by Michael Pollan that is optimistic about the food system in American undergoing some much needed reforms.
Reid shares an article talking about laughter releasing endorphins in the body to reduce pain. This news is comparable to low-dose naltrexone tricking the body to produce extra endorphins, which has been shown to be effective in treating Crohn’s disease.
Reid talks about the components besides genetics that lead to IBD and that patients have more control than they think.
Reid talks about an alternative view point to dealing with disease rather than fighting against it.
Reid discusses the surprising results he had after eating several different kinds of breads.
Reid talks about how diets like SCD and GAPS are occasionally viewed as being radical and to him this is very hard to understand when compared to conventional treatment approaches.
Reid talks about how diet can play a role in changing the composition and diversity of our gut microbes.
IBD Talk 08.26.2011 Reid share the important lesson he learned when dealing with doctors and treatments after his experiences taking Accutane for his acne as a teenager.
IBD Talk August 23rd, 2011 is about whether diet can be used for people who have severe Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis.