Author name: Sadie Hitsky

Sadie Hitsky, MS, RD is Registered Dietitian and digestive health expert.

Interesting Facts About Celiac Disease

“Interesting Facts About Celiac Disease” was written by Fara Kwok & edited/reviewed by Sadie Hitsky, RD. Fara is a graduate student studying Nutrition and Dietetics at Bastyr University.  Interesting facts about Celiac Disease start with its prevalence. Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the US population, which is roughly 331 million people. Impact on overall …

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Diverticulitis Tea: Sip to Soothe Symptoms

“Diverticulitis Tea: Sip to Soothe Symptoms” was written by Fara Kwok & edited/reviewed by Sadie Hitsky, RD. Fara is a graduate student studying Nutrition and Dietetics at Bastyr University.  Diverticulitis develops in the digestive tract when small pouches form in the intestine. These pouches, called diverticula, can become infected, swollen, and turn into diverticulitis. Herbal …

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Fruit Low Fodmap Servings

The Low FODMAP diet has emerged as a promising approach for individuals battling Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and other digestive disorders. FODMAPs, which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols, are a group of carbohydrates known to trigger digestive discomfort in certain individuals. While the Low FODMAP diet restricts certain types of carbohydrates found …

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Understanding the SIBO MMC Connection

The sibo mmc connection represents two crucial components of the gastrointestinal system, each playing a significant role in maintaining gut health and functionality.  SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) refers to an excessive growth of bacteria in the small intestine, while the MMC (Migrating Motor Complex) is a cyclical pattern of contractions that facilitates the movement …

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Probiotics for Kids

In an effort to raise happy, healthy children, parents often explore various ways to support their little ones’ well-being. One area gaining increasing attention is the use of probiotics for kids.  Probiotics, often referred to as “good bacteria,” play a crucial role in maintaining a balanced and thriving gut microbiome. Throughout the human lifespan, the …

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