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The Woes of Wheat

My friend Claudia and I were sitting at lunch at a Montana dude ranch. She took just one spoonful of the savory chickpea soup before saying, “Oh, this was a mistake.” Claudia is exquisitely sensitive to gluten, and despite reassurances from a waitress, it appeared that the soup was not wheat-free. 372 more words

Weight Management

S.I.B.O. - So I'm Basically Overdue (for a pizza)

Here we are again, 3rd update! I’m chugging along verrrrrry slllllowly, like a little SIBO snail. But a pissed one. Imagine a pissed, bloated, starving snail. 4,243 more words

S.I.B.O - Still Ingesting Bad...Ooze? (Ok I'm reaching here...work with me)

Another update from…SIBO GIRL!  She runs faster (to the toilet) than a speeding bullet!  Her ability to bloat is more powerful than a locomotive! She’s able to leap into uncomfortable conversational topics (like her bowel movements) in a single bound!   3,359 more words

I gots the S.I.B.O, which now stands for: Suck It Bacterial Overgrowth

Wha?!?!  A non-travel blog?  Yes, that is correct, dear reader!  Instead, this will be a bitchfest blog about my current health woes.  I’ve not talked about it much online and on social media, but today I actually found out that I got a friend diagnosed with the same illness that I have, and while that was depressing for us both, it was also a relief to know that she had an answer.   5,013 more words

Elemental Diet

MEDICAL ILLUSTRATION: Small Intestine Enterocyte

A long time ago I was asked by my senior Art Director at theVisualMD, Jacquelyn Sun, to redevelop a visual asset of a small intestine enterocyte. 59 more words

Medical Illustration

Carbohydrate Digestion

The procedure of carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth culminates in the gastrointestinal tract. Read this article for a better understanding of the process of carbohydrate digestion. 638 more words


Fu-organ: Small Intestine


1) The small intestine receives and digests substances.

The small intestine receives food substances that has undergone the initial round of digestion from the stomach. 191 more words

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