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    Given I have derailed the ZZ Cream thread by introducing the importance of gut flora, no matter what other tools are implemented, including topicals, I thought I would start a new thread in the right section.

    I will attach a link written by Grace Liu, PharmD, AFMCP
    Functional Medicine Practitioner.

    She talks about the need to avoid starch and resistant starch until SIBO is cleared. Probiotics should often be avoided too, especially the lacto type.

    I have mentioned the GAPS diet before and how I found it a useful tool in initial stages of recovery.
    Grace mentions this diet and other similar ones as well.
    Whilst fasting is not mentioned here, it is another useful tool. Intermittent fasting is easy to do.

    https://thegutinstitute.com/2014/10/...ly-part-3.html


    Another useful read:
    Norman Robillard, Ph.D., Founder of Digestive Health Institute is a gut health expert.

    https://digestivehealthinstitute.org...tract-diet-qa/

    The classic 'chicken and rice' diet advised by dietitians could be problematic.
    However, Dr Robillard does suggest one type of rice may be less problematic.
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    Treating for gut dysbiosis under specialist care. (This is helping).
    Previous GAPS diet. Testing tolerance of resistant starch.
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    Interesting. I think in the long run proper diet is really the way to go. I mean anything you take orally if it is medication, supplements it only makes sense that food makes a big influence too.

    I might just remind of this myself as I'm kinda living in denial still when it comes to diet.

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