Gut Reaction: Dealing with Gastrointestinal Complications. Real Life Real Food for Cancer Survivors presented by: Jennifer Koorenny MS, RD . Topics of Discussion:. The Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract When Digestion Goes Wrong Remove and Repair Recipes. Our Digestive Systems Role.
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Real Life Real Food for Cancer Survivors presented by:
Jennifer Koorenny MS, RD
Tubular structure extending from mouth to anus, approximately 30 feet in length, divided into sections with highly specialized functions.
The GI tract is the second largest surface area of the body
Notice whether certain types of food are related to pain, rashes, GI discomfort:
(This is not a comprehensive list)
*Guidance from a dietitian is recommended
There are more bacteria in our intestinal tract than cells in our body.
Jerusalem artichokesPre-biotics (FOS): Support the Growth of “Good Bacteria”
Foods naturally containing FOS:
Some juices: ie Good Belly®
others?Pro-biotics: the “Good Bacteria”
Natural food sources:
Gastrointestinal problems are serious and these recommendations are not comprehensive and are made to help you troubleshoot potential problems.
This presentation is not intended as treatment and if problems are a concern, it is recommended you discuss them with your doctor or request an appointment with a registered dietitian.