LOW Fat Hot Cocoa (chocolate)

How would you like a nice cup of LOW Fat Hot Cocoa? You know, hot chocolate! When the chill is in the air something chocolate, cooking on the stove can smell, well, delicious and … On winter evenings there is nothing like a good cup of hot chocolate! For those who have pancratitis, can tolerate no fat milk and  love chocolate this is a way to get that chocolate fix you…

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New Recipe Category

I was thinking of adding recipe pages (a whole category) because people have been asking for quite sometime whether I have a cookbook or one I recommend and … I don’t. I have never seen an adequately safe cookbook for pancreatitis victims. And recently some ladies have put the bug in my ear about starting a page of recipes. If some of you ladies with creative cooking skills will do…

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Learn Which Foods Trigger Acute Pancreatitis Or CP Flares

Learn which foods trigger acute pancreatitis or CP flares. This is extremely important and can only be accomplished in a reliable way by using a food diary. In a previous post called: Do certain foods cause pancreatitis attacks? I discuss the fact that in normal people foods do NOT cause acute pancreatitis or CP flares but in those of us who have sustained damage foods do cause attacks and flares. For this reason…

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Do I have Pancreatitis?

Questions I see often within comments on my site are “Do I have pancreatitis” or “Could I have pancreatitis” or “Do you think I have pancreatitis?” Unfortunately I was too lazy (among other reasons) to invest 8 – 12 years in school and residency in order to become a doctor so … I can’t diagnose anyone who visits and or comments on this site. I also can’t prescribe a course…

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Do Certain Foods Cause Pancreatitis Attacks?

Do certain foods cause pancreatitis attacks? Yes and No. In healthy individuals, no. Regular every day foods do NOT cause pancreatitis in healthy people. Those who have never had any pancreas problems such as acute or chronic pancreatitis can rest easy and enjoy their meals. Alcohol is a different story. Is alcohol classified as a food? It’s made from grains, fruits, even vegetables (potatoes) so in a broad sense I…

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Nonstick Cookware Enables You To Cook Low Fat Meals With Ease

IF you want to cook low, low fat meals  with ease you need quality nonstick cookware. If you do not have a set of quality nonstick cookware you are going to become extremely frustrated trying to cook low, low fat meals. People often ask me how I cook things without using oil. You know, things like fried potatoes, scrambled egg whites, fish and more. The secret is using good quality…

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Pancreatic Cancer Risk: Chronic Pancreatitis Increases Risk

Unfortunately those who suffer from long-term chronic pancreatitis also have increased pancreatic cancer risk (5% of CP patients may end up with pancreatic cancer) [1]. Don’t go all wiggy on me about it. The increased risk isn’t something that guarantees you are in trouble. It is merely an increased risk, nothing more. BUT … IF you have chronic pancreatitis you should be aware of your increased risk so that you can…

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Flatulence, Belching, Gas: Intestinal Gas Remedies For Those With Pancreatitis and Other Intestinal Issues That Create Explosive Expulsion

Flatulence, especially bad flatulence can cause people some embarrassment. This embarrassment or fear of farting may stem from negative childhood experiences such as being reprimanded by parants for “cutting the cheese” in Church, especially if the flatulence was extremely loud and smelly. Personally, I find that cutting a huge ripper can be extremely satisfying yet most would find my thoughts on the subject appauling. Intestinal gas remeides may be in…

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Tramadol Isn’t As Safe As You Think

Tramadol is a synthetic opioid drug, similar to natural opioids derived from poppy seeds, such as morphine. It is marketed under names such as Ultram, Ultracet, ConZip, Ryzolt, Rybix ODT, Zydol and Zamadol. Are you using Tramadol for pancreatitis pain? You may want to reconsider or at least be extremely careful using it because … When John Bowker left his 57-year-old wife, Lizz, alone in their bedroom, she seemed to be in perfectly good…

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