History of Low-FODMAP Diet

History of Low-FODMAP Diet

The basis of many functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) is distension of the intestinal lumen. Such luminal distension may induce pain, a sensation of bloating, abdominal distension and…

Low-FODMAP: Key Takeaways and Considerations

Low-FODMAP: Key Considerations and Takeaways

What is a Low-FODMAP Diet? A low-FODMAP diet consists of the global restriction of all fermentable carbohydrates (FODMAPs), that is recommended only for a short time. A…

What are FODMAPs? How are they relevant to GI symptoms?

FODMAPs are a group of sugars and short chain carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. They include short chain oligo-saccharide polymers of fructose (fructans)…

8 Common Fodmap Beliefs and Insights

8 Common FODMAP Beliefs and Insights

8 Common FODMAP Beliefs and Insights “I’ve been experiencing diarrhea, bloating and abdominal pain for several months now – I must have IBS and should try a…

risks of low fodmap diet

What are the risks of low FODMAP diet?

There are a number of risks of low FODMAP diet to watch for. Professional support through physicians and dietitians is recommended before embarking on the diet. It…

Prebiotic Fibers vs Low-FODMAP diet

Prebiotic Fibers vs Low-FODMAP Diet on IBS symptoms through changes in the Gut Microbiota

The low FODMAP diet has been widely used for overall GI relief in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, decreasing intake of fermentable carbohydrates reduces available…

low fodmap diet for ibs

Relevance of low FODMAP diet for IBS

Short answer – it depends, based on each individual’s reaction to various food combinations. Long answer – there is considerable interest in this low FODMAP diet for…

What is microbiota

What is microbiota? What is the link with a low FODMAP diet?

The microbiota refers to the collective community of microbes, that live on or within different parts of our bodies, like the skin, mouth, and gut. The gut…

Key Takeaways about Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Key Takeaways about Inflammatory Bowel Disease Approximately 1,200,000 Million Americans and around 2.5 to 3 Million Europeans have Inflammatory Bowel Disease. See the prevalence statistics below: Recent…

How Common are Gastritis and Gastropathy

How Common are Gastritis and Gastropathy

How Common are Gastritis and Gastropathy H. Pylori gastritis is the most common type of gastritis, and nearly everyone who is infected with H. pylori develops chronic…