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Kombucha is NOT a Mushroom

Did You Know THIS About Kombucha? “The Kombucha is not a mushroom, but several yeasts living symbiotically with several bacteria. But we have little idea of what it is, no idea what its side effects are. And no doubt that it can become contaminated by spores in the air. You could kill yourself or your [...]

By |2024-05-07T21:30:21-08:00May 8th, 2024|

Helpful Diets for People with IBD

In this video, I discuss some diets which my readers and I have found helpful with IBD:  I talk about: FODMAPS SCD Diet Low Residue Diet Raw Milk Diet Raw Vegetable Juice Bone Broths Semi-elemental (or half-elemental) Diet IBD Remission Diet What is an elemental diet? And don't forget to download my FREE Gut [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:43:57-08:00July 28th, 2021|

Soothing Foods to Eat While Healing the Gut

There are many foods that counteract and delay the healing you’re trying to achieve because they are just too harsh on the gut....so, the question here is what can you eat?? In this video, I provide you with a list of gut-soothing food options which are fantastic when trying to heal your gut.  What [...]

By |2023-01-18T09:48:02-08:00July 19th, 2021|

Foods To Reduce or Avoid While Healing the Gut

List of Foods to Avoid While Healing the Gut There are many things you just don't want to eat - they are too hard on your system, and they really counteract the healing and delay healing you’re trying to achieve. In this video, I provide you with a list of the foods you want to [...]

By |2023-11-01T21:53:57-08:00July 12th, 2021|

Are You Suffering From Food Guilt?

Have you ever eaten something and said aloud, Man, I shouldn’t have eaten that! Then, guilt proceeds to flood your whole body. Now, let's reframe our thinking, and let me ask you a different question: have you ever considered how that guilt could actually be more harmful than the actual food itself? Today I want [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:07:30-08:00June 9th, 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|

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|

Help! What Should I Do If I Ate Something Bad? Part 3

You ate something and it made you SICK! Food poisoning is no joke, and for anyone with gut issues, the panic that ensues after eating something bad is REAL. If we already have sensitive stomachs, the last thing we need is some bad food ruining our day! Today I'll be sharing with you the FINAL 2 [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:07:50-08:00May 18th, 2021|

Help! What Should I Do If I Ate Something Bad? Part 2

You ate something and it just didn’t sit well…or worse, it made you SICK! We all experience these moments when we eat something and afterward, we can just tell something just isn’t sitting right. And if we already have sensitive stomachs, the last thing we need is some bad food ruining our day! Food poisoning is [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:08:32-08:00May 11th, 2021|

Help! What Should I Do If I Ate Something Bad?

You ate something and it just didn't sit well...or worse, it made you SICK.  We all experience these moments when we eat something and afterward, we can just tell something just isn't sitting right. Food poisoning is no joke, but for IBD patients especially (or anyone with gut issues) the panic that ensues after eating [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:08:20-08:00April 29th, 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|

Elemental vs. Semi-Elemental vs. Polymeric Diets

As elemental diets grow in popularity - especially for use with SIBO - I've received a few emails from people (and doctors) suggesting that Absorb Plus (Original formula) is not actually an elemental diet product. And that only products with free-form amino acids as their protein source qualify as "elemental". So what's the difference between [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:46:22-08:00November 28th, 2019|

Organic Sprouted Bean Trio – TruRoots

I am just crazy for this pre-soaked, sprouted bean/lentil product. Of course, it's organic, but it's also available for a great price at Costco! It's the TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio and it contains mung beans, green lentils and adzuki beans. Most of us know we should be eating beans and lentils once our guts [...]

By |2023-01-31T17:15:14-08:00November 21st, 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|

Should You Avoid Lectins?

Ever since Dr. Steven Gundry came out with his book, very slick videos, and pervasive marketing campaign about the evils of lectin-containing foods... I've been suspicious. I didn't change any of my eating habits, but I wondered if soaking or cooking de-activated these 'damaging nutrients' and the whole thing was a bunch of hype anyway. [...]

By |2023-03-28T10:49:47-08:00December 25th, 2018|

Traditional Healthy Fats – Pastured Pork Lard!

The Pigs at Sumas Mountain Farms Well I'm feeling very much the pioneering, homesteader today as I finally got up the gumption to attempt rendering lard! Of course, I would only use fat from a fully pastured, naturally-fed and housed animal. Aside from the humane issues, fat is the storehouse of hormones and [...]

By |2023-02-08T20:04:41-08:00December 21st, 2016|

Is Fish Healthier Than Beef or Chicken?

It seems that the residents of France have shifted their eating habits and decided that fish is a healthier option than beef or chicken. But is it? This fabulous film explores this question - especially in light of the fact that 40-50% of the fish sold in France is farmed fish. Believe it or not, [...]

By |2023-03-29T14:07:51-08:00May 25th, 2016|

Tumors From GMO Corn

This is the kind of study you can hang your hat on: Definitive proof that GMO corn is seriously harmful to our health. This photo is taken directly from the study and shows the massive tumors that developed in the rats fed genetically-modified corn. Women take note: The pituitary and mammary glands of the female [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:36:48-08:00September 20th, 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|

Innovative Farming Alternatives

I don't know if you've been getting nervous about the state of our earth, our climate, our population density, our food production, etc.... but I sure have! For a couple years now I've been researching alternative energy sources, gardening techniques and even going "off the grid". Recently I watched this fabulous film made by a [...]

By |2023-04-18T12:19:53-08:00September 20th, 2010|

Healthier Infant Formula Feeding

If you absolutely cannot breastfeed your baby, or if you have to supplement with formula feeding then there are things you can add to commercial formulas to increase their low nutrient value. But first, please go to a La Leche League meeting and/or search their website, as there is so much help available for breastfeeding [...]

By |2023-04-13T08:55:04-08:00August 3rd, 2010|

Hope For Gluten-Intolerant and Celiac Disease

Here we have yet another example of our craze for cheap 'n easy resulting in health issues that weren't present when quality and nutrition were the higher priority. Modern people seem to have lost the knowledge that wheat is a grain, and like all grains, needs to be soaked and fermented prior to cooking/ingestion. As [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:10:27-08:00June 21st, 2010|

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|

Teflon and High Cholesterol

Too funny - A new study from Boston University has found a correlation between people who use non-stick (T-Fal, Teflon, etc.) cookware and higher levels of "bad" HDL cholesterol. So, ironically, a major promotion tactic of non-stick cookware has been that if you use them, you can use less butter, oil, etc. and thereby reduce [...]

By |2023-03-16T08:36:25-08:00January 13th, 2010|

More Reasons To Eat Locally Grown Food

An article in the British newspaper this week, The Observer, highlights some sobering reasons why we need to eat locally and support our local farmers as much as we can. Buying food from small, family-owned farms (hopefully organic, or, no spray) tends to [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:07:06-08:00July 11th, 2008|
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