Dr. Ruscio’s Wrap Up #231

In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we spoke with Dr. Eran Elinav and discussed a microbiota test to personalize your diet.

On Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Kevin Boyd and discussed how sleep affects everything.

Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip, we will discuss Organic Acids Tests.

Latest Research

This review presents an overview of the proposed health benefits, including application in food and pharmaceutical industry for spore-forming Bacillus spp.


According to this study, the combination of rifaximin with partially hydrolyzed guar gum seems to be more useful in eradicating SIBO compared with rifaximin alone.


This review on the pharmacological management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) came up short due to quite a few gaps in the research when it comes to IBS.

  • There is significant heterogeneity between studies, even between studies of the same class of medication
  • IBS lacks a diagnostic biomarker
  • Symptom-based diagnostic criteria have evolved over time
  • There is no universally agreed primary endpoint for IBS that has been developed with good measurement
  • And more ….

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

Gina Homolka: Grilled Bruschetta Chicken
Jason Glaspey, Founder: Creamy Bacon and Parsnip Soup
Sébastien Noël: Grilled Dijon And Balsamic Pork Tenderloin
Taste Team: Coconut Eton Mess

Happiness Homework

Browse a local bookstore.

Dr. Ruscio’s Quotable

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Og Mandino

What do you think? I would like to hear your thoughts or experience with this.

Discussion

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