Online sources Archive
Thanks to Darlene, who wrote in a comment that she had found Align on the Costco website, for $24.99. The hitch is that they require you to purchase two packages at once. They also tack on a 5% surcharge for non-members. Then the shipping charge for standard shipping is 8.50. Here’s the total:
2 @ 24.99 […]
For more information on the importance of soluble fiber in the dietary approach to IBS, see these earlier posts:
Fiber Glossary, and
Fiber 101a, as well as
Today’s web adventure:
Today, as I placed a regular supplement order with Vitacost.com, I somehow saw a long list of products. From idle curiosity, I scrolled down the page. I noticed […]
For some time there has been a Page Title — in the upper right hand corner of the header menu — called “Window Shopping.” If you clicked on it, you would see a browser window that goes directly to the Best Life International website, and their “Soy Amazing” ™ Meal Replacement shake.
That was it. […]
Amazon is, or customers are, tagging some of its products with “IBS,” and hoping to generate some sales. As one of their “other” ads, they have a one-line ad for Digestrin which runs as follows:
Suffering From IBS? — Attack The Bacteria That Causes IBS And Eliminate The Sumptoms Today — www.digestrin.com
While there is potentially much […]
Source of the Recipe
This “recipe” is something I have adapted from a New York Times post six weeks ago or so about making coffee without using fossil fuels. The writer wanted iced coffee, and learned the following method of making it.
Reason for this Post
Also, in blog statistics I noted that someone came here on a […]
Benefiber in the Past
In reviewing the statistics for this growing blog, I notice that one of the most frequently used keywords is Benefiber. I imagine that people are checking out whether Benefiber is a good choice for a soluble fiber. Indeed, there used to be three soluble fibers on the market that I could recommend; […]
Summer Travel has a number of hazards for a person with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Absence of facilities
Did I say stress?
First of all, avoid carbonated drinks and ice water. And, drink plenty of cool, not cold, water.
One element of the travel kit that I have used with success–and there’s no payoff for mentioning […]
This article is in the category “Digesting IBS Information”–a pun, based on some of the information digest articles I’ve already posted in the category probiotics.
Probiotics are in the news that people with IBS have been following. They are a selling feature for Activia yogurt and DanActive cottage cheese. I have a category just for probiotics. The makers of Align will be going all out to promote their probiotic for the
For those who are interested in the claims for other probiotics besides Align, here is the copy writer’s description of the probiotic I use, distributed by VitaCost. It’s an example of the multiple probiotic approach rather than the single-strain approach. I’m not trying to sell this, or Align. Instead I’d like to provide information, and develop information, about the use of probiotics in IBS-C and IBS-D.
For a long time I’ve been contemplating a list of safe foods for IBS, foods that may be available in your local or nearby supermarket. I just found such a list, that is comprehensive, on Heather Van Vorous’s web site. The link is as follows:
Safe Foods List, By Country
I would caution you still to READ […]