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Microbiome Testing & Diet

This video is all about microbiome testing and diet. Join me and Natasha Trenev, founder of Natren probiotics, as we continue to answer probiotic-related questions from our LTYG readers. Our reader asks: "There are several companies that claim to be able to analyze your microbiome from your stool sample and from that information be able [...]

By |2023-04-12T10:05:01-08:00June 8th, 2021|

How to Tackle Cheat Meal Cravings While Healing Your Gut

Do you find yourself battling cheat meal cravings? Linsy here, and I'm back this week to answer another question from one of our amazing readers. You all have the best questions, and I want to answer you as thoroughly as possible! The question I received this week was in response to my video on What [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:08:48-08:00June 1st, 2021|

What to Eat During a Crohns, Colitis Flare – HACK # 6

Hello everyone! Linsy here with the SIXTH and FINAL hack which has helped me through a flare up. If you haven't seen the previous videos, here are HACK #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5.  Links mentioned in video: 2:28 - Absorb Plus 4:27 - Low-residue foods 4:44 - Info on Elemental & Half-Elemental Diets: Elemental [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:09:06-08:00April 7th, 2021|

My Experience of an Elemental Diet for Crohn’s Remission

When your digestive tract is inflamed or ulcerated, it becomes very difficult for your body to digest food, or to absorb any nutrients from your food. Your diet can become so restricted that you can only tolerate five to ten foods. In extreme states, you cannot eat any normal foods at all. I have gone [...]

By |2024-02-27T10:38:48-08:00December 18th, 2019|

Absorb Plus — How to Mix Your Elemental Shake

We often receive questions from readers who are trying Absorb Plus, with no prior experience using an elemental diet. In the below featured video, I get hands on and show you how to mix Absorb Plus properly for best tasting results and maximum efficiency. I also talk about the different types of healthy oils you [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:47:27-08:00November 5th, 2019|

Flushing Intestinal Obstruction With A Liquid Diet

Flushing Intestinal Obstruction With A Liquid Diet For the best treatment and management of diverticular or obstructive GI disease, your diet should vary according to your symptoms. During good/calm times, it's best to eat a diet that promotes easy digestion and absorption and tonifies the intestinal wall. But during a flare-up (diverticulitis or acute stricture), [...]

By |2024-01-08T22:35:24-08:00August 1st, 2019|

How to use an Elemental Diet to Treat SIBO & IBS

Join me as a guest on The SIBO Survivor Show, as I discuss with Josh Sabourin the various ways to use an elemental or semi-elemental diet with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)! What is an elemental diet? An elemental diet is made of the essential nutrients - protein (predigested; di-peptide [...]

By |2024-05-02T09:09:27-08:00February 12th, 2019|

Which Diet is Right for You?

Which diet is right for you? Here's a funny story: I was once asked to present at a gastroenterology seminar, and the organizer wanted to know if I could speak about effective diets for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. That's when I realized I did not have a video on this topic! I was actually shocked to [...]

By |2023-04-12T10:26:54-08:00April 11th, 2018|

Where do the amino acids in Absorb Plus come from?

Absorb Plus contains the 9 amino acids automatically present in its whey protein isolate AND it also contains 10 more - that were specifically chosen for their health-giving properties - in an additional, completely customized, free-form amino acid blend. For example, Absorb Plus contains 1000 mg of just L-Glutamine per serving (the primary amino acid [...]

By |2023-04-12T10:28:35-08:00June 13th, 2014|

Elemental Diets For Cancer Patients

When we first launched Absorb Plus back in 2002, we were only thinking about how it would be so valuable for my readers with Crohn's, colitis and diverticulitis - another great healing therapy to add to their toolkit. Then, we started getting emails from people who had passed on a tub of Absorb Plus to [...]

By |2023-04-12T09:08:56-08:00December 17th, 2012|

Jini’s Health Maintenance Diet

To keep yourself and your children healthy and maintain good bowel health on an ongoing basis, make the following dietary guidelines your normal, regular diet. Everyone in your family should follow these guidelines, whether they suffer from gut issues, or not, since they get the disease-causing elements out of your daily diet and replace them [...]

By |2023-03-02T11:16:32-08:00March 1st, 2011|

All About Elemental Diets

This is a great podcast with me (Jini Patel Thompson) and my assistant, Nicole Paull, called All About Elemental Diets. This is from our LTYG Wellness Circle, but we decided to make it available to everyone since we get these questions all the time. We discuss the most common questions, difficulties, tips and tricks for [...]

By |2023-10-25T21:30:40-08:00January 21st, 2010|

Why Do People Become Ill?

The following question is one I hear a lot and indeed have asked myself for many years. It deals with the whole mind/body issue: If the mind, emotions, belief systems, mental thought and behaviour patterns can really have such a profound effect on the physical [...]

By |2023-04-12T08:07:37-08:00February 10th, 2009|
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