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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Nutrition as Medicine: Spice it up to Fight Inflammation

Science is starting to recognize the nutritive properties of  many of the plants that we use to flavor our foods.  Today we will talk about spicing up your meals and how it can reduce inflammation.

Two spices derived from the Zingiberaceae plant family, ginger and turmeric, have been shown to have beneficial effects in... Read moreChevron

posted 03/03/2014, comments (0)|
Elizabeth Roberts

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Natural Foods Chef / Nutrition Counselor / Dx: Colitis

4 Keys to Managing IBD

If you have IBD, then you know there is no quick fix, nor is there a one-size-fits-all treatment plan. But, in the nearly 20 years that I’ve been living with IBD, writing about it, and working with other IBDers in my cooking and nutrition career, I’ve realized that in addition to medical intervention there are 4... Read moreChevron

Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Nutrition as Medicine: Removing Sugary Foods

In my last blog we talked about adding omega-3 fatty acids to your diet in an effort to reduce inflammation.  Today, we will talk about something you need to remove from your diet: sugar.

Sugary foods... Read moreChevron

posted 02/24/2014, comments (0)|
Magnus Simrén, MD

Magnus Simrén, MD, Health Guide

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Diet as a Therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Progress at Last

Do you sometimes experience stomach pain, bloating and irregular bowel movements, either constipation and/or diarrhea? If so, you understand how uncomfortable certain foods and activities can make you feel. Now, imagine feeling this way all day, every day. For the millions of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), dealing with these... Read moreChevron

posted 02/20/2014, comments (0)|
rekwal

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cholestagel??

have you ever been on cholestagel and how did you find it? iv been put on 2250mg a day. I have been given it from my first hospital appointment on Wednesday and now waiting on the scope, im being checked for crohns since my mam and only sibling have it. im also 4weeks pregnant and doc says its safe?

posted 02/15/2014, comments (0)|

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