Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 21

Evidence Mounts linking healthy food to GI Issues

American College of Gastroenterology

The American Journal of Gastroenterology presents new research and systematic reviews on the theme of food in gastrointestinal disorders that includes two new clinical guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology,  Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease by Dr. Joseph Murray and Dr. Alberto Rubio-Tapia and An Evidenced Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of …

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May 21

Glimpsing Gembles

New Blog that may be able to provide you with FODMAP information from a different perspective … as well as other unrelated information: Glimpsing Gembles Be inspired on your quest for good health and wellbeing through glimpses of the life of Gembles; following the discoveries, triumphs and disasters in the kitchen experimenting with clean eating, …

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May 21

Extending Our Knowledge of Fermentable, Short-Chain Carbohydrates for Managing Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Peer Reviewed article — Nutrition in Clinical Practice Nutr Clin Pract June 2013 vol. 28 no. 3 300-306 “The Monash University low FODMAP (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols) diet is now accepted as an effective strategy for managing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Australia, with interest expanding across the world. These poorly absorbed, short-chain carbohydrates have …

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May 21

How healthy food can make you sick

Interesting article! Johannesburg – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects about one in five of us, so if you suffer from any of its symptoms – stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation – don’t feel alone. The exact cause of IBS is not known, but research has found that it is likely to be a …

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May 21

Beating IBS with the low-fodmap diet

Interesting article from Health24 about the FODMAP diet: “Reducing or eliminating certain fodmaps from your diet (carbs found in common foods that can be difficult to digest), can improve your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, research has found.  … http://www.health24.com/Diet-and-nutrition/Nutrition-basics/Beating-IBS-with-the-low-fodmap-diet-20130506