According to the Experts:
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. It describes a group of symptoms that affect your large intestine with
no known cause,
e.g. doctor speak for
Idiopatheic (relating to or denoting any disease or condition that arises spontaneously or for which the cause is unknown.) IBS is common and occurs more often in women.
IBS also is known as functional bowel syndrome, irritable colon, spastic bowel, and spastic colon. Ref: Guts and
The Human Organism is actually two organism at the same time. We are 30 trillion plus human cells working together, and another 30 trillion plus bacteria cells working to support the host. (1,1a,1b) The Gut Microbiota, is now being treated as its own organ. "The Good Gut" (2).
New understandings of the microbiome such as: Mind-altering microbes | Elaine Hsiao at TEDxCaltech If the intestines were stretch out flat, the surface area would cover a tennis court, yet this is 1/3 the size of primates. (Image: Frontiers in Physiology - Ref 1)
The microflora of the intestinal microenvironment as a unit has important protective, metabolic, and trophic functions. (Note 1) Resident bacteria serve a central line of resistance to colonization by exogenous microbes and thus assist in preventing the potential invasion of the intestinal mucosa by an incoming pathogen. A bad diet changes this balance. (Key)
microbe organ, an organ similar in size to the liver (1-1.5 kg in weight). This microbe organ is now recognized as rivaling the liver in the number of biochemical transformations and reactions in which it participates. (1b,23,23a)
Dr. Tan is introducing Veterans with advanced cancer to a ketogenic LCHF - (high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate) diet. This eating plan starves cancer cells while still meeting a patient's nutritional needs.Take Action
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