Thanks. What constitutes a high quality probio? I am taking one but have no idea if its good or not?! Also what kind of food repopulates good bacteria? I once heard that green juices are good start? Though cant find any info on that! Will look into the digestive enzymes too.
I have no idea if I need any of this! All I know is that my 'movements' are still not right all the time, and my gi seems to make too much noise sometimes! I am eating a lot of veg though so who knows! I almost wish they could take another look inside to tell me if I am on track or not. Ugh. So frustrating.
I think a lot of the probiotics are the same? I was told at the Mayo Clinic to take one that contains lactobacilus acudophilos to keep yeast in check. Other than that, I'd say switch brands from time to time to get a balance of various strains. Some contain soy or dairy and I wouldn't recommend those.
Probiotic foods include those foods that are fermented. Kombucha tea, sour kraut, kimchee, keffir, Greek style yogurts that aren't full of sugar (if you tolerate dairy).
Green juices help replenish your digestive enzymes. They might help if it seems like you are digesting things well. If you are still having issues, I wouldn't overdo the fibrous veggies. Be sure that they agree with you. When healing some foods can irritate your system.
If you are having growly noises in your tummy it usually means your system is struggling with digesting..usually carbs. A digestive enzyme supplement can really help. I wouldn't take it with absolutely everything you eat, but if you are eating beans, peas, fatty foods, fibrous foods, they'd be a lot of help.
Healing can be a slow process. We stop eating gluten and think we are magically going to feel great. The truth is..it takes some time. You will have "up" days and "down" days. Keep a food/symptom log and if something doesn't agree with you, omit it, or limit it for a while. If you have a set-back, tell yourself these things happen, and try to do better.