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My True Food Kitchen Experience

Restaurant: True Food Kitchen Cuisines: American, Healthy Meals: Lunch, Dinner Location(s): Dallas, Plano Hours: 11am – 10pm (M-Th), 10am-10pm (Sat), 10am-9pm (Sun) Price: $12-$27pp Order Online: place online order – pick up or delivered Dietary Preferences My next stop in my series of DFW restaurant visits is at True

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6 Things Your Poop Can Tell You About Your Health

Pooping. We all do it! But have you ever experienced a sudden change in your stools? Maybe they turned green or black one day? Or you went three days without pooping – when you usually go at least once a day! Maybe it’s lumpier than usual? Or maybe it has a foul odor –

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My Flower Child Experience

Restaurant: Flower Child Cuisines: American, Healthy Meals: Lunch, Dinner Location(s): Inwood Village, Preston Royal, Addison Hours: 11am – 9pm daily Price: $10-$15pp Order Online: place online order – pick up or delivered Dietary Preferences The first stop in my series of DFW restaurant visits is at Flower Child. I went

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2019-08-06T21:24:26+00:00By |Digestive Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on My Flower Child Experience

A GI Doctor’s Guide to DFW Restaurants

As a gastroenterologist, I am often asked nutrition related questions by patients seeking better health or weight loss. As a result, I created an article that details what I believe to be the fundamentals of a gut healthy diet. Now I want to take things a step further by showing how these fundamentals can be

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month – March 2019

I want to support Colon Cancer Awareness Month this year by dispelling a few myths and hopefully getting everyone a little more comfortable with the colonoscopy prep process. Colorectal cancer isn’t just a disease of those 50 and older! Through awareness we can collectively beat this cancer! You can learn more about tests, symptoms, causes

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Gluten-Free Holiday Baking Tips

Gluten. The word that pops up again and again in diet and nutrition articles as something you should be scared of eating. We all know someone that sticks to a gluten-free diet, whether it’s a coworker or family member. Avoiding gluten is a big business – in the US, more than $15.5 billion will be

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The Healthy Gut Diet

Nourish Your Gut Microbes For Better Digestive Health Have you ever walked into a restaurant and said, “Table for 100 trillion, please?” I’m going to assume not. But I propose that we need to start thinking this way! With this thinking, you’ll realize that you aren’t just eating for one anymore. You’re eating for the

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Surprising Benefits of Probiotics: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective

Probiotics are everywhere – are they all they’re cracked up to be? As a gastroenterologist, more and more of my Fort Worth, TX area patients ask me about the benefits of probiotics. Probiotics can be found naturally in fermented foods, but they are also infused into specific yogurt, yogurt drinks and packed into dietary supplements

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Prevent Colon Cancer: The Top 3 Tests Done in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Patients tend to cringe at the word “colonoscopy,” dreading the 50-year-old birthday checkup to help prevent colon cancer. Nearly one-third of adults between the ages of 50-75 have never been tested for colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Avoiding this test leaves you in danger

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How to Manipulate Your Microbiome For Easier, Better Health

The gut microbiome is the ecosystem of over 100 trillion microbes that lives in your gastrointestinal tract. This is more than some bacteria living in your gut – the gut microbiome has more genes than your genome, which has earned it the nickname, “the second genome.” This ecosystem makes up 90 percent of the total

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