Psyllium husk and other soluble fiber such as pectin help form stools. The advantage of psyllium seed, as opposed to the husk, is that there are studies showing it is as effective as mesalamines for maintaining remission. The theory is that it breaks down into butyrate which nourishes the cells of the colon.www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10022641CONCLUSIONS: Plantago ovata seeds (dietary fiber from psyllium seed) might be as effective as mesalamine to maintain remission in ulcerative colitis.www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=38&m=2152224
Male/62 DX IBD in Feb08. No meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Remission since Mar2010. Psyllium seed mixed with VSL3 is very helpful. Several Culturelle a day firms up stools. Food diary instead of SCD or Paleo.
Probiotics, Fish oil, potato starch, magnesium, multivitamin, extra D3, K2, E complex, boswellia, curcumin, DGL, glutamine.
Resistant Starch and lots of fruit & vegetables (but no cruciferous), No Gluten, no soda, no HFCS, no xylitol or sorbitol, no trans fat, no shellfish, no carrageenan, no GMO foods saturated with Roundup.Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys