What can I eat with acid reflux, IBS, lactose intolerance, and diverticulosis?

I am a 58-year-old female who is a bit of a challenge, I have been diagnosed with acid reflux, IBS, lactose intolerant, and diverticulosis (the less severe one). What can I eat, NOT what I cannot eat? Any suggestions? My life is miserable. One thing or another causes problems. Your help would be appreciated! First...

Celiac disease, fiber, water, and low fat for bloating and gas?

Hi Thank you for your swift response. I am replying as requested. I was diagnosed with celiac disease a few years ago so I never consume anything with gluten. I eat 25-35 grams of fiber a day (been logging intake for the past few months). I drink plenty of water. Pee is light yellow, no...

I need to improve my digestive health

I need to improve my digestive health. I eat enough fiber, drink water and eat low fat, but I still suffer from bloating and flatulence. I can't find prebiotic food like kimchi and Kombucha in shops. I can't drink probiotic yogurt drinks because I'm lactose intolerant. Please help! First I would suggest you make an...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who don’t tolerate milk so that I can get enough calcium?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who don't tolerate milk so that I get enough calcium? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics work with people who have a lactose intolerance or an allergy to the protein in milk to make sure...

I heard that it’s important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can leak with exposure to light.

I searched your Web site for info on this topic, but couldn't find any. I have heard before that it's important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can "leak" with exposure to light. But now I would like to buy my milk in the new, recyclable glass bottles my grocery store is...

A veterinarian told me that the milk from Fulani cattle in Africa will be more tolerated by people drinking it. Is this true?

I recently traveled to Burkina and Mali researching for a documentary film about Fulani cattle breeders. A Fulani veterinarian told me that depending on the blood group of the cow, its milk will be more or less well tolerated by the people drinking it. 0-type cows would give milk suited to everybody. Do you...

As a registered dietitian in Canada, I have concern about people questions regarding milk products for those who are lactose intolerant.

I have just been to your website. As a registered dietitian in Canada, I was interested in your Q & A site. I have a concern about people's questions regarding milk products for those who are lactose intolerant or allergic to milk. Those who are allergic to milk, are usually allergic to the protein, often...

I am searching for clarification on butter oil.

I am searching for a clarification on "butter oil". It is listed as an ingredient on my bag of chocolate chips and I have not been able to get an answer as to whether butter oil is lactose-free. Do you know or can you point me in a direction for clarification? My son is...

I am wondering about stearoyl-1-lactylate sounds like some kind of milk derivative.

I have thought of another substance that I am wondering about:stearoyl-2-lactylate sounds suspiciously like some kind of milk derivative. Would this be a problem for me? Calcium stearoyl-2-lactylate is a food additive approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is manufactured from two acids, not milk. It is a calcium salt and used...

I have an 8-year-old who is unable to eat dairy products and taking TUMS daily at his doctor’s recommendation for calcium.

I have an 8-year-old son who is unable to eat dairy products, due to GI (gastrointestinal) problems. He has been taking at his Dr.'s recommendation, TUMS daily for calcium replacement. Recently, we have found a soy-based drink that he enjoys. The box that the drink comes in states that 8 ounces of the drink...

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