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Digestive enzymes for functional dyspepsia

Digestive enzyme supplements may be an effective way to relieve functional dyspepsia, according to a new study that builds on previous clinical research.

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Prebiotics vs. low-FODMAP Diet
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Prebiotics vs. low-FODMAP Diet

Prebiotic supplements have been shown to reduce digestive symptoms, but so has the low-FODMAP diet, which restricts prebiotics. To solve this contradiction a study compared the two strategies directly.

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Do probiotics cause ‘brain fog?’
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Do probiotics cause ‘brain fog?’

A widely reported study has been said to prove that probiotics are linked to adverse effects such as digestive problems and brain fog, but the research had important flaws.

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Gene-diet interaction may explain gut disease
Posted on Tue, 15 May 18

Gene-diet interaction may explain gut disease

A novel diet-gene interaction may help explain why some people experience digestive problems with certain carbohydrate rich foods.

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Kefir for digestive regularity
Posted on Mon, 4 Dec 17

Kefir for digestive regularity

Regularly taking the fermented food Kefir has been found to help in the treatment of constipation in some people.

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Plant-based diet and alkaline water as good as drugs for reflux
Posted on Fri, 10 Nov 17

Plant-based diet and alkaline water as good as drugs for reflux

Symptoms of reflux disease can be improved with alkaline water and a plant-based diet as well or better than medication, with researchers suggesting diet should be tried before drugs.

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