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Episode 33: Why Diet Alone Is Not Enough to Treat SIBO

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Thanks for joining us for episode 33 of The Ancestral RDs podcast. If you want to keep up with our podcasts, subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode! Remember, please send us your question if you’d like us to answer it on the show!

If you’re using a low-FODMAP diet to keep your SIBO under control, you’re not alone. However, diet on its own does not cure SIBO. In fact, eating a higher-FODMAP diet in combination with your antibiotic protocol leads to more successful eradication of the bacteria.

In this episode, Kelsey and Laura discuss the changing philosophy on SIBO treatment and how that affects the best diet to follow to recover from SIBO.

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Here’s what Laura and Kelsey will be discussing in this episode:

  1. Why diet alone is not enough to treat SIBO
  2. How different antibiotics can affect hydrogen vs. methane specific SIBO
  3. What to do if you can’t eat higher FODMAP foods because of significant gut discomfort or intolerance

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  1. Very useful information ladies. I am just starting my practice as a Nutrition & Health Coach, and I am sure that this SIBO Problem is going to pop up a lot. It’s great to hear from experienced practitioners like you how to properly guide people in trating this condition. Thank you