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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|

Does Absorb Plus Create a Candida Problem?

I like to re-share this post every so often because I've received this question in various forms for YEARS now...does Absorb Plus create a candida problem? These questions seem to have the same underlying concerns, so here is an updated version of my answer - as well as a good representation of most people's unease. [...]

By |2024-01-02T20:25:15-08:00January 17th, 2023|

How & When to Use Bowel Rest for IBD

When is the best time to use bowel rest for IBD, and how does bowel rest work? An elemental diet is a completely liquid diet with pre-digested nutrients that are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream (within 20 minutes). This gives your gastrointestinal system a rest, but still supplies your nutritional needs - also referred to [...]

By |2023-03-28T10:44:04-08:00May 23rd, 2021|

Vegan (Non-Dairy) Shakes for Meal Replacement or Weight Gain

Sticking to a vegan diet can make it challenging to gain weight without ingesting a lot of grains (oatmeal, wheat, rice) which are not good for your gut - and when you're dealing with IBS or IBD, your body often cannot tolerate legumes (beans, lentils, soy, etc), so you can get locked in a downward [...]

By |2024-02-27T10:52:56-08:00October 28th, 2020|

Absorb Plus Taste Test!

Absorb Plus Elemental Diet Shake Taste Test! Join us as holistic health coach Dane Johnson does a live taste test of both the vegan isolate and whey isolate versions and flavors of the elemental shake, Absorb Plus! He tells us which flavors are his favorites, and which he could live without. As the formulator of [...]

By |2023-10-17T21:58:06-08:00July 29th, 2020|

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|

FINALLY – Elemental Diet Shake in Australia!!

We finally have an elemental diet shake (that Jini helped formulate) available in our Australian LTYG Shoppe for all of our lovely Australian and New Zealand readers. It's called ElementGold and it has FSMP approval - so you might be able to get it covered under your health insurance plan. Your doctor can also order [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:49:11-08:00September 4th, 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|

Vegan Elemental Shake – Pros and Cons in Healing IBD

We recently received this feedback from a reader using the Vegan elemental diet shake kit to provide her body with some bowel rest and hopefully gain some weight. What I LOVE about her story, is she outlines the twisty path healing can take. And how when you're trying to heal multi-layered imbalances or dis-ease, you [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:54:56-08:00November 30th, 2016|

How To Turn Absorb Plus Unsweetened Vanilla Into Chocolate!

*Updated May 2018: Absorb Plus Sweetened Chocolate is now available in the shoppe! I've been receiving a lot of feedback from readers lately asking about a chocolate version of the unsweetened Absorb Plus. There isn't an unsweetened chocolate flavor in the works as yet, but I can certainly understand as I'm rather partial to chocolate myself! So, [...]

By |2024-02-26T13:20:36-08:00April 15th, 2015|

Elemental Diet for Colitis Remission

If you take a look through medical journals, you will not find a lot of information or data about the use of elemental diets with ulcerative colitis (or any form of colitis). In fact, the data you find will likely say that elemental diets are not effective for colitis. Now whilst I cannot confirm or [...]

By |2023-02-23T09:26:57-08:00September 25th, 2013|

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|

Absorb Plus Helps Diverticulitis

Every so often I receive emails from readers that either move my heart, or contain good ideas. This one does both: Hi Jini, I have noticed a real difference in the way I feel taking 2 Absorb Plus shakes a day for my diverticulitis.  Before your shakes, I was very weak walking with a cane [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:39:38-08:00August 27th, 2011|

Half Elemental Diet Prevents Crohn’s Flares

Wow! This is great news for those of you who have been on my IBD Remission Diet - or are considering it - or for those of you who use Absorb Plus (the elemental shake product I formulated) on an ongoing basis. Dr. Silvio Najt, MD (who used my IBD Remission Diet to heal his [...]

By |2024-01-25T22:37:47-08:00December 22nd, 2009|

Raw Milk Diet Experiment

In preparation for my teleseminar with raw milk therapy expert, Jim Ehmke, CN, I went on a one week raw milk diet myself! Watch the videos below - shot on Day 1, Day 4 and at the conclusion of the Diet, to find out how it went, what I learned and whether I would ever [...]

By |2023-03-16T08:48:38-08:00June 14th, 2009|

New Healing Protocol – Raw Milk Cure & Detox

This brand new healing protocol is an alternative to The IBD Remission Diet and utilizes a number of key substances and processes to heal a wide variety of diseases, flush out toxins and take your health to the next level of vibrancy. It’s a protocol that builds upon the Raw Milk Cure I explored in [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:05:05-08:00May 23rd, 2008|
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