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Intestinal Gas


I have a 39 year old male client who is excellent condition and eats better than any one I know. However, he experiences intestinal gas quite often and does not know why. He has been to a specialist and had several tests ran, but everything came out excellent. He consumes moderate to high protein, moderate carbs, mostly vegetables, low to moderate fat and low sugar. He has also tried over the counter products for his gas, but nothing works. This leads me to believe that it is nutrition related. But everything that I have recommended he has already done (i.e., deleting certain foods for three to seven days).


With the limited amount of information here, I can only give general advice. I'm not sure what type of specialist your client was seeing. But, if this specialist is rooted in allopathic/traditional medicine, I'm not surprised that there was no useful diagnosis as traditional medicine seeks to TREAT (pharmacology), rather than PREVENT (naturopathy). I'm going to precurse this article by suggesting that you refer your client out to a C.H.E.K Certified Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach (C.H.E.K-NLC), and/or a Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.). To find the nearest NLC and/or ND in your area, click on the links below:

Now, let's go over some basic considerations for your client. According to the information in the question, your client is experiencing a significant level gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction. Consider the following questions/points:

These are just a few possibilities. Good luck!