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Low-carb diets may have unhealthy outcomes, dietitians say

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014

Low-carbohydrate diets have been around for decades and can lead to significant weight loss, but registered dietitian Jill Kilhefner says people run into problems when they stray from the prescribed plan and eat too much fatty protein and carbs. RD Kelly Devine Rickert says a low-carb diet can leave people with little energy, bad breath and high cholesterol levels. Times (Munster-Hammond-Merrillville-Valparaiso, Ind.), The (08/24)


Data suggest probiotics could help reduce constipation

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

IBS subtypes have similar symptom severity, study says

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014

Data support using Miralax® alone for colonoscopy bowel prep

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

Tips to ease belching, bloating and flatulence

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014

Study links autoimmune disease to eating disorders

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014

College students have gluten-free resources, options

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

Dietitian breaks down healthy diet choices by color

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

Foodborne illnesses: Protect your gut

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

Acupuncture may help constipation, study says

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014


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