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Don’t blame asparagus and mushrooms for what soda and potato chips did to you

“Carbohydrate quality and human health: a series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses” (Reynolds et al., 2019) Essential notes: -this article was about carb quality not quantity [Patreon link] -fibre is complicated. You can say soluble & insoluble, but really there … Continue reading

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Gut microbiome & short-chain fatty acids: resistant starch vs. prebiotics

Bifidobacteria undoubtedly like resistant starch (RS).  They bind and hold on tight, an effect mediated by cell surface proteins.  Big thanks to Tim Steele for passing along many of the studies cited here.  One of said studies showed that treatment … Continue reading

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Guts ‘n GOS, Op. 142

Part 1.  Guts Nice review article about the great diversity of carbohydrate-modified diets used in the treatment of gastroin-testiness. Short-chain carbohydrates and functional gastrointestinal disorders (Shepherd, Lomer, and Gibson 2013) this handy table: the full version (click to enlarge, print, … Continue reading

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taking the fun out of FODMAPs

bring a gun to a knife fight, part II: why “oligosaccharides” are the odd-man out. The “O” in FODMAPs refers to “oligosaccharides” and includes a very important group of gut-friendly nutrients: prebiotics.  While some specific oligosaccharides are problematic, others are highly … Continue reading

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