Living with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) can be challenging. That’s why we have compiled all of our favourite SIBO and gut health resources in one place for you, so you don’t have to spend hours scouring the internet looking for information.
We have categorised our favourite resources into websites, books, cookbooks, podcasts, education and more. Simply scroll through each category to find what you’re looking for.
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A New IBS Solution. Bacteria: The Missing Link In Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dr Mark Pimental is one of the pioneers in SIBO research and has written about his research into it, believing it to be one of the major underlying causes of IBS. This is a must-read book for newly diagnosed IBS or SIBO patients.
Gut, the inside story of our body’s most under-rated organ
Giulia Enders delivers an exceptionally engaging, informative and interesting tour of our gut. Delving into how it works, what’s in it and its importance in our everyday life, it is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the inner workings of one of our least understood organs.
Brain Maker; The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain – For Life
A neurologist, Dr Perlmutter is recognised internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders and presents fascinating and insightful information in this book about the power of our microbes and the role they play in our health and our brain.
The SIBO Solution
Sylvie McCracken’s book is full of useful SIBO information on SIBO itself, treatment options, diets, plus recipes and handy hints and tips. Sylvie had SIBO herself so knows first hand what it’s like to live with this condition. This is a great resource if you’re starting out on your SIBO journey have been dealing with it for a while and need a reset.
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs and Sugar
If you have ever wondered what impact eating wheat, carbs and sugar has on your brain and body, this is the book to read. Neurologist Dr Perlmutter is recognised internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders and presents this information in a fascinating and easy to read manner.
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) – Fast Tract Digestion: Diet that Addresses the Root Cause, SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) without Drugs or Antibiotics
If you’ve ever wondered why some foods cause you pain and others don’t, this book by Norman Robillard should be the next thing you read. Creating the Fast Tract Diet, Dr Robillard has helped thousands of people get off medication by changing the way they eat.
Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It
This book is a must-read if you have ever wondered how you put on weight. Gary Taubes explains the body’s processes in an easy to understand manner, answering many lifelong questions of how and why.
Primal Body, Primal Mind. Beyond The Paleo Diet for Total Health and a Longer Life
Whilst quite heavy going at times, this book by Nora T Gedgaudas is an interesting read if you are interested in how the human body developed from our pre-agricultural Paleolithic ancestors.
Dr. Allison Siebecker is known in SIBO circles as the Queen of SIBO. Her website houses a host of information, articles and YouTube videos that are a wonderful resource and should be an important part of your SIBO education. If you have been diagnosed with SIBO, bookmark this website and refer to it regularly. Dr Siebecker also sends out a newsletter which contains useful SIBO information. Make sure you subscribe so you can stay up to date with the latest information.
Dr. Nirala Jacobi ND is considered Australia’s leading natural health expert on SIBO. Dr. Jacobi has worked in the natural health industry in the United States and Australia for 20 years, and has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. She currently offers breath testing in Australia for SIBO diagnosis. Her website is full of information regarding SIBO and contains a preliminary quiz that may indicate if a person may be suffering from SIBO. Take the SIBO quiz >>
SIBO Summer Cookbook (Australian Edition)
This cookbook is available in hard copy and electronic copy and features SIBO friendly recipes that are perfect for the warmer summer months. Enjoy recipes for all meals of the day, including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks, sides, drinks, condiments and more. All recipes are based on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet by Dr Nirala Jacobi and contain Australian ingredient names, metric measurements and temperatures.
SIBO Summer Cookbook (US edition)
This cookbook is available in hard copy from QuinTron or Amazon (for US and Canadian deliveries) and electronic copy from The Healthy Gut website. These SIBO friendly recipes are perfect for the warmer summer months. Enjoy recipes for all meals of the day, including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks, sides, drinks, condiments and more. All recipes are based on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet by Dr Nirala Jacobi. These recipes use US ingredient names, and imperial measurements and temperatures.
SIBO Christmas eCookbook (Global Edition)
The SIBO Christmas Cookbook is the perfect accompaniment to your festive season and is available as an electronic eCookbook from The Healthy Gut website. Featuring delicious starters/appetizers, vegetable side dishes, glorious desserts and baked goods, it will ensure you have a delicious holiday season no matter where you are on your SIBO treatment. All recipes are based on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet and include AU/US ingredient names, and metric and imperial measurements and temperatures.
SIBO Family Favourites Cookbook (Australian Edition)
This cookbook is available in hard copy and electronic copy and features a heap of recipes the whole family will love. Enjoy recipes that are suitable for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, drinks, sides, condiments and more. All recipes are based on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet by Dr Nirala Jacobi. All recipes feature Australian ingredient names and metric measurements and temperatures.
SIBO Family Favorites Cookbook (US Edition)
This cookbook is available in hard copy from QuinTron or Amazon (for US and Canadian deliveries) and electronic copy from The Healthy Gut website. The SIBO Family Favorites Cookbook features a heap of recipes the whole family will love. Enjoy recipes that are suitable for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, drinks, sides, condiments and more. All recipes are based on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet by Dr Nirala Jacobi. All recipes feature US ingredient names and imperial measurements and temperatures and is available via QuinTron for US and Canadian deliveries.
SIBO Recipe Sites
The Healthy Gut
The Healthy Gut has a heap of free SIBO friendly recipes which are available in the dedicated recipes section or listed on the blog. There is also a dedicated SIBO Cooking Show by Rebecca Coomes, available for free on YouTube.
Nutritionist Riley Wimminger shares delicious SIBO friendly recipes on her website and includes recipes for main meals, breakfasts, side dishes, sauces, drinks, desserts. Listen to Riley’s interview about eating for SIBO on The Healthy Gut podcast here >>
Vital Food Therapeutics
Nutritionist Kristy Regan has worked closely with Dr Allison Siebecker and knows SIBO intimately. She works with SIBO patients, supporting their nutritional needs. She has a wide variety of delicious SIBO friendly recipes on her website.
Founded by nutritionist Angela Pifer, Rebecca Coomes and Selva Wohlgemuth, GutRxGurus provides low fermentable recipes on a subscription service. Learn more here >>
SIBO Meals, Snacks and Food
SIBO Ready Made Meals
Rebecca Coomes is currently developing a range of SIBO friendly Low FODMAP ready-made meals that will be available in the US. Click here to learn more and to register your interest >>
Rebecca Coomes is developing a range of snacks that are suitable for people treating SIBO. They will be available in the US and Australia. Click here to learn more and to register your interest >>
Low FODMAP Bone Broth
Angela Pifer from GutRxGurus has developed a Low FODMAP bone broth, which is available for purchase in the US. Click here to learn more >>
Australia and New Zealand
SIBO Test offer SIBO breath testing for Australian and New Zealand residents using lactulose, glucose and/or fructose sugar solutions. They do also offer tests for residents of other countries, but you may like to contact them to determine if it will be suitable to do your test through them. Contact SIBO Test >>
Aerodiagnostics offers SIBO breath tests for people in the US, using lactulose or glucose sugar solutions. They use QuinTron breath test kits and can be done at home, at their lab or via a clinician. Contact Aerodiagnostics >>
If you are looking for a SIBO practitioner in Australia or New Zealand, head to the SIBO Test website, where they have a handy search function of all SIBO practitioners.
Fellow SIBO patient George Clingan has put together a list of SIBO practitioners. They are predominantly based in the US but there are listings for practitioners in Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Israel and Denmark. SIBO patients and practitioners have added to this list, so it is by no means exhaustive or complete, not does it determine the quality of the practitioner, but it may help you find a practitioner near you. View the list here >>
The Healthy Gut Podcast
The Healthy Gut podcast is a weekly podcast for SIBO patients. Hosted by Rebecca Coomes, she interviews leading SIBO and gut health experts to bring you the latest information on your condition.
The SIBO Doctor Podcast
Hosted by Dr Nirala Jacobi, the SIBO Doctor Podcast is an informative podcast for SIBO treating practitioners wanting to learn more about SIBO and how to treat it. Dr Jacobi dives deeply into the medical aspect of her topics, so non-medical listeners may need to listen several times to understand the content.
Dr Ruscio Radio
Hosted by Dr Michael Ruscio, this podcast provides cutting-edge information on health, nutrition and functional medicine distilled into practical advice you can use to improve your health.
SIBO SOS™ Summit
SIBO patient Shivan Sarna has developed an excellent online summit for SIBO patients and practitioners alike to learn more about their condition. The first summit was held in June 2017 and the second summit was held in October 2017. Shivan has announced a third summit will be held in 2018. You can purchase access to the recordings of the previous two summits.
SIBO Shopping Tours
Rebecca Coomes holds shopping tours for SIBO patients in Melbourne each month. Learn more here >>
SIBO Support Groups
SIBO Coaching Program
The SIBO Coaching Program is run by Rebecca Coomes and provides SIBO patients with the emotional and lifestyle support they need to live well with SIBO. Attend weekly live webinars with Rebecca. Special guest presenters regularly attend, providing you with the latest education on your condition. Learn more >>
1 on 1 SIBO Coaching Sessions
Struggling and need some one on one support to help you with your SIBO journey? SIBO survivor Rebecca Coomes offers private 1-hour coaching sessions to help you live well with SIBO. Learn more >>
There are several Facebook support groups for SIBO patients. The largest is the SIBO Discussion/Support Group. More intimate groups are SIBO Survivors: A Guide to Healing and Living with SIBO, Treat & Beat IBS/SIBO Naturally, Fast Tract Diet (Official Group). An Australian focused group is SIBO Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth Support Group VIC Australia. In addition, you can search for groups that are active in your local area, such as the SIBO Support Group – Southern California group. Just type ‘SIBO’ and other key search terms into Facebook.