Absorption Is A Challenge

When I was young and a mother, I had two charts in my kitchen, one had what vitamins were in what food and the other had what each vitamin does for the body. I used the two charts in planning my son’s menus to get the best out of what we were eating. I shopped …

Customizing my diet

Since I have several different health issues that cause diarrhea, factoring in the dumping syndrome has been a difficult challenge.  Prescriptions, over the counter medications and food supplements from the health food store help to a degree, but in the end, it all comes down to diet.  Eating a bland soup with crackers sooths the …

Hello world!

My name is Elaine. I am 58 years old and live on the central coast of California. Since I was 14, I have suffered from bleeding ulcers. In my fifties, I developed gastroparesis in my stomach and upper intestines for which the doctors never found a cause. A year and a half ago, I had a rather large ulcer, …