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I Had A Gastrectomy (Stomach Removed). Should I Drink Absorb Plus Elemental Shakes?

*Updated September 2019 I received a message from a doctor about a patient of his who had his stomach removed due to cancer, and as a result had severe protein malabsorption. Because of this, the doctor was wondering if Absorb Plus could be assimilated by this patient. Now, we have lots of people missing parts [...]

Insights on IBD & IBS from a Functional Medicine Perspective

Functional medicine practitioner Jenni Berman joins me for this podcast where we discuss: Leaky gut and gut permeability The gut lining/bacteria penetration Antibody and cytokine reactions leading to autoimmune disease Cortisol's impact on the gut lining, Food sensitivities vs allergies (IgG vs IgE) Jenni discusses the testing recommendations for individuals with autoimmune disease/IBD from a [...]

By |2024-02-22T11:20:43-08:00September 13th, 2023|Podcasts|0 Comments

Which Version of Absorb Plus Elemental Shake Should I Use?

We often get this question - which version of Absorb Plus elemental shake should I use? Absorb Plus is an amazingly delicious, elemental diet shake comprised of the highest quality, natural, elemental (pre-digested) ingredients. Formulated by Jini Patel Thompson, Absorb Plus can be used for many purposes - allergy testing, clearing intestinal obstruction, bowel rest [...]

By |2024-02-26T11:21:07-08:00March 23rd, 2023|Absorb Plus, Elemental Diet|8 Comments

Should People Managing Inflammation Avoid Natren’s Dairy Based Probiotics?

The Effects of Probiotics on Inflammation Join me and Natasha Trenev, founder of Natren probiotics, as we answer another question from an LTYG reader. This week's question reads: "Many people find dairy pro-inflammatory. Should people managing inflammation avoid Natren's dairy-based probiotics?" Don't forget to download my FREE eBook, What You Need to Know About Probiotics! [...]

By |2024-04-29T21:32:03-08:00February 16th, 2023|Probiotics, Supplement FAQs|2 Comments

Which Elemental Shake Formula is Best for SIBO, Crohn’s, Colitis?

Best Elemental Shake for SIBO, Crohn's & Colitis If you're thinking about going on an exclusively elemental diet for bowel rest (where you do not consume any regular foods, only elemental shakes) you might be wondering WHICH type of elemental formula is best to use? As I already wrote about, many doctors and scientists cannot [...]

By |2023-02-21T12:23:52-08:00December 20th, 2022|Elemental Diet, IBD/Crohn's/Colitis/Diverticulitis, SIBO|6 Comments

How To Make a Carb-Free Elemental Shake

Sometimes I get emails from people who cannot tolerate any maltodextrin at all. They often request that I formulate a completely carb-free version of Absorb Plus. However, as I've written in The IBD Remission Diet and this post, it's extremely difficult to maintain or gain weight if you don't consume carbohydrates. If maltodextrin is your [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:09:41-08:00June 7th, 2022|Recipes & Gut-Friendly Foods, Shakes & Smoothies|2 Comments
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