Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Microbiome Studies and Kids’ Health
Microbiome Studies and Kids’ Health

The microbiome, the collection of bacteria and microbes in our bodies, plays a crucial role in our health. And nowhere is this more important than in children and babies. In fact, it begins with the health of our mother’s microbiome when she’s pregnant with us. How...

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The Gut Brain Axis in Autism [A Study Review]
The Gut Brain Axis in Autism [A Study Review]

The gut-brain axis is a well established connection suggesting that the intestinal microbiota (the good bacteria in our gut) signal to the brain in a myriad of ways. This delicate balance of gut microbes can influence emotional development, modulation of stress and...

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Help Your Child: How to Reduce Tummy Aches and Heal the Gut
Help Your Child: How to Reduce Tummy Aches and Heal the Gut

Therapeutic Diets for Gastrointestinal Healing Gastrointestinal Problems and Developmental Delays Gastrointestinal problems and developmental delays are often connected. According to one study, children with autism, as well as ADHD and other developmental delays, have...

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Our Gut Bacteria Affect Our Risk of Gluten Intolerance
Our Gut Bacteria Affect Our Risk of Gluten Intolerance

Nutrition Research Review Researchers wondered why only 2% to 5% of genetically susceptible individuals develop celiac disease. It turns out our gut microbiome may affect our risk of gluten intolerance. In a study published in The American Journal of Pathology, they...

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Coconut Oil Reduces GI Colonization by Candida Albicans
Coconut Oil Reduces GI Colonization by Candida Albicans

Nutrition Research Review A study out of Tufts University found that coconut oil effectively controlled the overgrowth of Candida albicans (C. albicans) in mice. The research suggests the possibility of using coconut oil as an effective dietary approaches and an...

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