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Bacterial Overgrowth

 

Table 1. Etiological Factors Associated with Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth

 Anatomic disorders
 Diverticula
 Surgical loops
 Bowel obstruction (complete or partial)
 Intestinal resection with dilatation
 Loss of ileocecal valve
 Enterocolic fistula

 Motor disorders
 Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
 Autonomic neuropathy (diabetic)
 Immunologic mechanisms
 Immune deficiencies (innate or induced)
 Malnutrition
 Reduction of gut-associated lymphoid tissue after resections
 Non-immune mechanisms
 Achlorhydria or hypochlorhydria
 Deficiency of exocrine pancreatic secretions

  

 

Table 2. Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diet

 FOOD  ALLOWED  EXCLUDED
 Milk and milk products

 Whole milk, cheeses, unsweetened yogurt
 Minimum 4 servings recommended daily
 (1/2 cup milk or yogurt,
 3/4 oz. natural cheese serving size)

 

 Low fat milks, ice cream, ice milk, low
 fat yogurt

 Vegetables

 All allowed 
 Minimum 3-5 servings recommended daily
 (1/4 to 1/2 cup serving size)
 Add butter, cheese or gravies

 Any with sweetened sauces (i.e. candied
 sweet potatoes)

 Fruits

 Fresh fruits, unsweetened canned fruits
 Minimum 2-4 servings recommended daily
 (1/4 to 1/2 cup serving size)

 No juices, no sweetened canned fruit (i.e. in
 heavy syrup)

 Meats and Meat Substitutes  

 All allowed including peanut butter, eggs,
 dry beans, nuts
 Minimum 3-5 servings recommended daily
 (1 oz. cooked meat, poultry, fish;
 1 egg; 1/2 cup cooked beans serving size)

 None
 Breads, Cereals & Starches

 Low sugar cereals, breads, crackers,
 rice and pastas
 Minimum 6-11 servings recommended daily 
 (4 crackers, 1/2 slice bread, 1/4 to 1/2 cup
 rice or pasta serving size)

 Sugar coated and sweetened cereals, frosted
 or sweetened muffins, rolls, doughnuts
 Fats

 All allowed. Butter, margarine, salad oils,
 cream cheese, salad dressings, bacon, etc
.

 None
 Desserts

 Use allowed fruits

 All but allowed fruits
 Soups

 Any

 Sweetened dressings and sauces

 Beverages

 Whole milk, water

 All Sweetened

 

REMEMBER:
1. No pop, juices or sweetened drinks like Koolaid® allowed!
2. No desserts, candies, etc.
3. Snacks should consist of high protein and/or high fat foods - like hard cooked eggs, whole milk, peanut butter, cheeses, cold meats, pizza, etc.



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5/6/2017
Oley Regional Conference

This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.

 

Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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