Episode 135

Bloating, IBS and Acid Reflux Can Be Eliminated with a Low-Carb Diet

EP135: Bloating, IBS and Acid Reflux Can Be Eliminated with a Low-Carb Diet


How gut bacteria feed on simple carbs to create excessive gas.


Have you ever wondered why some foods leave you feeling bloated and gassy? In this episode, Drew asks guest gut health expert, Dr. Norm Robillard, Ph.D. to break down the digestive process and share the important role of bacteria in our bodies. Dr. Robillard spent most of his career researching microbiology for biotech firms. When he began experiencing constant heartburn and acid reflux issues, he turned to a low-carb, keto diet which eliminated his digestive troubles. He has since written several books and founded the Digestive Health Institute and the Fast Tract Diet to help others who suffer from digestive issues.

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Key Takeaways:

[6:53] Dr. Norm’s personal health journey led him to study the effect of carbohydrates on digestion.

[14:14] Do common medications put a band-aid on digestive ailments?

[19:15] The Fast Tract Diet, SIBO, and dysbiosis.

[34:54] Is one sugar alcohol safer to consume than others?

[40:29] How to test for excessive gases in the gut.

[51:15] Are supplements beneficial in combating acid reflux?


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Posted by Drew

March 20, 2018 in Podcasts

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