A strict Low FODMAP diet is not for life

FODMAPs is a acronym for those low molecular weight, poorly-absorbed sugars that either retain excess fluid in the gut or are fermented releasing gas.

Too much/little of a good/bad thing is unsustainable and inadvisable. Consider a Balanced Diet.

From Atkin’s (low carbs) to Mediterranean (high antioxidants), Wheat/Gluten-free, Paleo/Caveman (no grain), now FODMAP (low fermentable oligo-/di-/mono-saccharide and polyols), and even MRT-LEAP (mediator release test-based lifestyle eating and performance), there appears no scarcity to self-help/flagellation formulae to relieve the afflicted. Just don’t kill yourself trying to get a life!

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The Human Microbiome

Microbes interact in communities, and they respond to their surroundings. Just like organisms in Earth’s…

Probiotic bacteria may aid against anxiety and memory problems

People who took capsules containing Bifidobacterium longum 1714 reported less stress and fared better on memory tests, study finds|By Ian Sample

Worms (And Germs) May Be The Answer To Preventing Allergies

Researchers have found helminths and gut bacteria work together to prevent allergies

Another au naturel therapy a la mode food supplements, elimination diets and probiotics: eat some worms.