Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Wrap Up – #27

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we looked at a recent review paper that touched on IBS and SIBO, providing relevant updates and insights into these important gut conditions.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we brought you a taste of the content from my recent (re)Find Health Symposium appearance in London. In this episode, we tackled all your gut, thyroid and microbiota questions!

Latest Research

Carnitine Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source increased glutathione and nitric oxide levels.

Being constipated Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source increases toxin accumulation in autistic children.

Aspirin Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source can cause leaky gut.

Hemoglobin A1c Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source not reliable in untreated hypothyroid patients.

Breast milk Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source from mothers with celiac disease is different than non-celiac moms.

Does loss of your intestinal mucous Trusted SourcePubMedGo to source membrane put you at risk for celiac?  A recent study suggests it does not and that healthy controls and those with celiac were similar in their mucous membrane thickness.

FMT for IBD?  Research showing maybe yes, maybe no….“FMT induces remission in a significantly greater percentage of patients with active UC than placebo, with no difference in adverse events.”

Healthy Foodie

Paleo Hacks: Buttery Cauliflower Hummus

Autoimmune Paleo: Raspberry Peppermint Bark

Jen Broyles: Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Minimalist Baker: Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Happiness Homework 

Join a local intramural sports league. This is a great way to get exercise, make new friends, and socialize.

Ruscio’s Quotable

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.


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