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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Chex Mix Recipe Redux

Like Chex Mix?  Many people enjoy this yummy treat for school parties, movie nights or even snack time.  Instead of buying a processed, overly sugared version try this quick recipe! 

 

I adapted this recipe because my kids love Chex Mix but the store bought stuff is full of processed junk that I don't want them eating. Plus,... Read moreChevron

posted 02/23/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Working a Job When You Have Ulcerative Colitis

When it comes to working with ulcerative colitis (UC) things can be a bit tricky.  Fortunately, most people with UC are able to continue to work as normal.  As long as your UC is in remission it is likely that you can work without any problems.  However, when you have a flare-up you may need multiple bathroom trips, doctor visits or missed... Read moreChevron

posted 02/05/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Fecal Transplants Show Promise For IBD

Fecal transplants, while not new science, are gaining new ground in the area of gastroenterology.  Most recently fecal transplants have been used to treat chronic Clostridium difficile infection or C.diff, an infection that occurs when the organism overtakes the healthy gut flora.  Symptoms of c. diff can be severe and often lands patients in... Read moreChevron

posted 01/31/2015, comments (0)|
Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD

Dr. Constance Pietrzak, MD, Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Identifying Constipation in IBD Patients

One major challenge in managing patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is differentiating symptoms or flares with those symptoms due to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Constipation, a symptom more frequently associated with IBS, can occur in active IBD flares.  In addition, patients with IBD can have related IBS, which makes treating... Read moreChevron

posted 01/22/2015, comments (0)|
Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts, Health Guide

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Nutrition Consultant / Natural Foods Chef / Dx: Colitis

10 Ways to Improve Your Microbiome

2014 saw the introduction of a new word into our vocabulary: microbiome. And I suspect that in 2015, as microbiome research continues to advance, we are going to hear even more about it.

 

If you don’t already know, the human microbiome is the population of more than 100 trillion microorganisms that live in our... Read moreChevron

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