The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep. 89
The Elemental Diet with Dr Jason Wysocki
Naturopathic Physician Dr Jason Wysocki joins Rebecca on today’s episode to discuss The Elemental Diet -- what is it, why it is used as a SIBO treatment, why it’s so important to prepare for it and much more.
In Today's Episode
What is an Elemental Diet?
What isn’t an Elemental Diet?
Is the brand important when choosing an Elemental Diet?
How to choose between a commercially made Elemental Diet or a homemade version?
How should you prepare for the Elemental Diet?
Why you should consider yeast overgrowth as well as bacterial overgrowth and what to do about it?
What can you expect when you start the Elemental Diet for SIBO?
What other symptoms or side effects can people experience as they're going through the Elemental Diet?
How to re-test for SIBO after doing the Elemental Diet?
How should we approach our food reintroduction and what should we break our fast with?
How common is it for people to still have SIBO present after doing an Elemental Diet?
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Resources mentioned in today's podcast
Watch Rebecca's vlog about day 1 food reintroduction after the Elemental Diet
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Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.