By: Terry Graedon October 4, 2018 41 Comments
    Will Artificial Sweeteners Harm Your Microbiota?

    Artificial sweeteners are extremely popular, since they appear to allow us to break the rules and enjoy sweet drinks or treats without gaining weight. The FDA has approved a number of artificial sweet…

    By: Terry Graedon August 15, 2018 1 Comments
    How Could Cannabis Help Inflammatory Bowel Disea…

    Inflammatory bowel disease is an autoimmune disease that can create chaos in the digestive tract. Inflammation leads to diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, weight loss and fatigue. People with ulcerative…

    By: Joe Graedon July 30, 2018 21 Comments
    A Deadly Clindamycin Side Effect | Wicked Diarrh…

    Over 5 millions prescriptions for the antibiotic clindamycin (Cleocin) are dispensed each year. This antibiotic has been available for almost 50 years. It is effective against a wide range of nasty ba…

    By: Terry Graedon June 14, 2018 8 Comments
    Can You Fight Bacteria with Viruses?

    Antibiotic resistance has become a global concern. But Mother Nature has come up with a fascinating option for overcoming bacterial infection: viruses that fight bacteria. Using Viruses to Fight Bacte…

    By: Terry Graedon March 21, 2018 17 Comments
    Will a Sugar Substitute Harm Your Health?

    The safety of artificial sweeteners has been fairly controversial. The FDA and the food industry maintains that these products are safe. On the other hand, epidemiological studies show that people who…

    By: Joe Graedon November 16, 2017 19 Comments
    Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Provides Surprising Pa…

    There are two powerful opioid antagonists: 1) naloxone (Narcan) given as an injection or nasal spray in the case of narcotic overdose and 2) naltrexone administered orally in the treatment of alcohol …

    By: Terry Graedon February 15, 2016 3 Comments
    How to Ease a Dog’s Colitis with Coconut

    Usually we don't advocate letting dogs eat the foods their humans enjoy. Too many common people treats could do real damage to a dog. Did you know that grapes and raisins can damage canine kidneys (Th…

    By: Joe Graedon January 2, 2010 38 Comments
    Coconut Controls Colitis

    Q. I have had colitis for almost three years. Last month a friend mentioned that she read an article in the newspaper about coconut macaroon cookies preventing diarrhea. I was ready to try anything, s…

    By: Terry Graedon September 3, 2009 5 Comments
    Intestinal Infection May Lead to Inflammatory Bo…

    No one knows why some people develop inflammatory bowel disease, a condition in which the immune system attacks the intestines. This includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease and causes signific…