GI Conditions

The Gut Brain Connection
Gut-brain connection from Kalish Institute. Dr. Kalish offers this from the perspective of a chiropractic Watch on YouTube
Medical Nutrition Intervention For Common GI Disorders
Everyone is familiar with the quote “you are what you eat.” When it comes to the digestive tract and digestive issues, this quote cannot be overstated. When a digestive disorder is diagnosed, nutrition counseling can help patients achieve balance between symptom management and continued quality of life. This webinar will examine the most common digestive… Read more Read more
IBS Therapy Should Target Multiple Factors
Multi-focal therapy may be a better way to resolve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study reporting that visceral hypersensitivity, abnormal colonic transit, and psychological factors are all implicated in the stepwise exacerbation of IBS. Source: IBS Therapy Should Target Multiple Read more
Microbiota May Help Discriminate Diverse NAFLD Phenotypes
The goal of the study was to explore the association between fecal and blood microbiota profiles, and the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese versus lean participants. Source: Microbiota May Help Discriminate Diverse NAFLD Read more
Microbiota May Help Single Out ‘Lean’ NAFLD
Both fecal and blood microbiota profiles showed different patterns between participants with obese-type versus lean-type nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and these may serve as Read more
High-fat diet linked to unfavorable gut microbiota changes
Eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut at the microbiome level that could lead to the development of metabolic disorders, according to study results published in Gut. Source: High-fat diet linked to unfavorable gut microbiota Read more
A gut feeling for mental health
The first population-level study on the link between gut bacteria and mental health identifies specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce neuroactive compounds. Source: A gut feeling for mental Read more
Short-Term, Anaerobic FMT May Be Effective in UC
More remissions at 8 weeks compared with autologous fecal microbiota transplants, exploratory study finds Source: Short-Term, Anaerobic FMT May Be Effective in Read more
Interplay between food and gut microbiota in health and disease
Numerous microorganisms colonize the human gastrointestinal tract playing pivotal roles in relation to digestion and absorption of dietary components. Source: Interplay between food and gut Read more
Oat safety for celiac disease patients: theoretical analysis correlates adverse symptoms in clinical studies to contaminated study oats
Inclusion of oats in a gluten-free (GF) diet can provide whole grain nutritional benefits to celiac disease (CD) patients, but there has been debate regarding oat safety for these individuals. This is because of conflicting research findings, with inconsistencies attributed to varying CD subject’s sensitivities to “pure” oats. Clinical trials to date have assumed oats provided to subjects to be lightly… Read more Read more
Significant Study Published on the Amount of Gluten Eaten by Folks with Celiac Disease on a Gluten-Free Diet
The study, “Determination of gluten consumption in celiac disease patients on a gluten-free diet” was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the opinion of Gluten Free Watchdog this is one of the more significant studies published on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet in recent memory. It is the first study… Read more Read more
NutriScape Wants Your Best Resource Links
As fantastic as Google is, it can’t filter out the fluff that we, as dietitians were not looking for. NutriScape has undertaken the massive task of linking one central site to all of the most useful nutrition related resources the internet has to offer. seeks to provide the professional content you are looking for…. Read more Read more
Food and Inflammation -15 Minute Podcast
Nutritionist Diana Nolan describes the specific molecules in food that can help resolve chronic inflammation. Listen on Read more
History of the Microbiome
This series from Medscape traces the history of the microbiome and the explosion of new Read more
Clinical Nutrition Week
Clinical Nutrition Week is by far the most relevant continuing education for any dietitian working in a hospital clinical Visit ASPEN
Monash University FODMAPS App
This  video is about Monash University’s development of the FODMAP diet and their App, which is the most up to date resource on the changing and often conflicting food data regarding the FODMAPS content of various foods.     Read more
Nestle has put together a FODMAPS website with this useful IBS Read more
Some Diabetes Rx are Better for NASH/NAFLD
“Several of the current medications for diabetes may be beneficial for treatment of fatty liver. These include pioglitazone and exenatide,” according to this article in Read more