Read the Research

clinical studies, medical journals & literature written by M.D.s

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If you want to get technical, read data from unbiased studies, and dig into the research papers, here are links to get you started. 


The Microbiome &  The Science Behind It

Specific Conditions


Leaky Gut:


Autoimmune disease:





  • Dukowicz, Andrew C., Brian E. Lacy, and Gary M. Levine. "Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: A Comprehensive Review." Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Millennium Medical Publishing, Feb. 2007. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Gabbard, S. L., B. E. Lacy, G. M. Levine, and M. D. Crowell. "The Impact of Alcohol Consumption and Cholecystectomy on Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth." Digestive Diseases and Sciences. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Mar. 2014. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Tursi, A., G. Brandimarte, and G. Giorgetti. "High Prevalence of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Celiac Patients with Persistence of Gastrointestinal Symptoms after Gluten Withdrawal." The American Journal of Gastroenterology. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Apr. 2003. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.


IBS, IBD, Crohn's & COLITIS 

Food Sensitivities, Intolerances, Allergies & Elimination Diets

Understanding Food


Understanding labels: Gluten-free & Organic






Anti-inflammatory food


Plant-based & Vegan Diets

  • Glick-Bauer, Marian, and Ming-Chin Yeh. "The Health Advantage of a Vegan Diet: Exploring the Gut Microbiota Connection." U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information. MDPI, Nov. 2014. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Turner-McGrievy, G. M., M. D. Wirth, N. Shivappa, E. E. Wingard, R. Fayad, S. Wilcox, E. A. Frongillo, and J. R. Hébert. "Randomization to Plant-based Dietary Approaches Leads to Larger Short-term Improvements in Dietary Inflammatory Index Scores and Macronutrient Intake Compared with Diets That Contain Meat." U.S. National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Feb. 2015. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Pawlak, R., and D. Cullum-Dugan. "Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Vegetarian Diets." US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, May 2015. Web. 27 July 2017. < >.
  • Sonnenburg, Justin L., and Erica D. Sonnenburg. "The Gut Microbiota." The Sonnenburg Lab. Department of Microbiology and Immunology Stanford University, School of Medicine, n.d. Web. 27 July 2017. < >.





Stress & The Gut Impact

  • Bharwani, Aadil, M. Firoz Mian, Jane Foster, Michael Surette, John Bienenstock, and Paul Forsythe. "Structural & Functional Consequences of Chronic Psychosocial Stress on the Microbiome & Host." International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology. ISPNE, 2015. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Rea, Kieran, Timothy G. Dinan, and John F. Cryan. "The Microbiome: A Key Regulator of Stress and Neuroinflammation." Neurobiology of Stress. Elsevier, Oct. 2016. Web. 27 July 2017. <>.
  • Allen, Jacob M., Margret E. Berg Miller, Brandt D. Pence, Keith Whitlock, Vandana Nehra, H. Rex Gaskins, Bryan A. White, John Fryer, and Jeffrey A. Woods. "Voluntary and Forced Exercise Differentially Alters the Gut Microbiome." Journal of Applied Physiology. Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, Mayo Clinic, 12 Feb. 2015. Web. 27 July 2017. < >.

Antibiotics, Synthetic Drugs & How they Impact the Gut

Toxic Exposure, Toxic Products & Carcinogens

Medical Literature