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Alternative MedicineLiving With CFNutrition

Potential benefits of honey in Cystic Fibrosis

  Honey has been used for centuries as a food and sweetener but also for its healing properties. Early uses of honey has been noted in ancient civilisations, in countries such as Egypt, Greece, China and Spain. Honey continues to be a popular food today, and a natural product that is widely used for …

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First Winner! Probiotic/Prebiotic Recipe Contest

This recipe and picture were submitted by cysticfibrosis.com member haimapatel. She is the first winner of the Probiotic/Prebiotic Recipe Contest and will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. The recipe looks easy to follow and delicious! Please give it a try. You can thank her and ask her questions in …

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Recipe Contest! Win a $50 Gift Card

Enter your recipe related to Prebiotics and/or Probiotics to win a $50.00 Amazon gift card. Please submit a photo or video of the dish and a written description of the ingredients and how to make it. We’ll give gift cards to the 5 best recipes that contain probiotic or prebiotic …

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Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food

PROBIOTICS yogurt kefir milk buttermilk soy/nut milks fermented soft cheeses (also gouda, cheddar, swiss, parmesan) kombucha tea sauerkraut (unpasteurized) kimchi miso soup tempeh sourdough bread olives sour pickles (not pickles made in vinegar) PREBIOTICS leeks asparagus chicory Jerusalem artichokes kale (and other dark leafy greens) garlic onions whole grains (barley, …

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Gastrointestinal DiseaseLiving With CFNutritionResearch

Intestinal Bacteria in Research Articles

Earlier this month, the article by LittleLab4CF, Fecal Microbial Transplants and the book “Gut” discussed the importance of having and feeding the right bacteria in our GI tracts. Our gut bacteria influences our immune systems, the comfort/pain level we have when digesting foods, and our ability to extract nutrients from …

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Fecal Microbial Transplants and “Gut” by Guilia Enders

Over the years, CysticFibrosis.com member and moderator LittleLab4CF has helped many people with GI problems in the forums and through private messages. His insight and advice come from years of personal experience with GI disease and from being a scientist. Below are some of his thoughts on Fecal Microbiota Transplants …

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Alternative MedicineGastrointestinal DiseaseLiving With CFNutrition

What is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

From left to right: onion, ginger, garlic, fresh turmeric Anti-inflammatory foods are often discussed by people with chronic inflammatory diseases. What foods are helpful? What studies are behind these claims? How can you cook with these foods? Inflammation is a response of the immune system – sometimes to invaders (infection) …

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