IBS

FODMAP Freedom! It's not all about restriction

Just a re-cap: the low FODMAP diet was developed as a form of symptom management for people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and food intolerances. It involves eliminating certain groups of "sugars" (or short-chain carbohydrates to use the scientific term) that are commonly poorly digested in the small intestine. This means that they are likely to cause digestive related symptoms including abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, increased wind, changes in bowel habits (constipation or diahhorea).

FODMAP Update

So last weekend at the Perth Gluten Free & Healthy Living Expo, I was lucky enough to see Sue Shepherd (the developer of the low FODMAP diet) speak. It was incredible to hear her explain everything – just when I was thinking I knew almost everything I could about the diet (I’ve done a lot of research..), I found out so much more! There were a few things that I realised whilst listening to her talk;

The Low-FODMAP Diet

The low FODMAP diet was developed as a form of symptom management for people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and food intolerances. It involves eliminating certain groups of "sugars" (or short-chain carbohydrates to use the scientific term) that are commonly poorly digested in the small intestine and are therefore likely to cause digestive related symptoms including abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, increased wind, changes in bowel habits (constipation or diahhorea).