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…

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…

Gut Microbes involvement in Food Sensitivity

How are Gut Microbes involved in Food Sensitivity?

Involvement of Gut microbes in food sensitivity There is a growing body of evidence indicating gut microbes’ complex role in a number of GI disorders including IBS….

How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan?

  How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan? Baby/toddler: Dominance of bacteroidetes (Bacteroidetes are symbiotic species highly adjusted to the GI tract, and perform metabolic…

Common diets and their impact on gut microbiota

Complex carbohydrates have a big influence on the human gut microbiota. MAC or microbiota-accessible carbohydrates are carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion by the human body, and…

What are the benefits of fermented foods on GI health and gut microbiota?

Fermented foods are defined as foods or beverages produced through controlled microbial growth, and the conversion of food components through enzymatic action. In recent years, the benefits…

Different types of gut bacteria

What are the different types of gut bacteria?

Our GI tract is home to many different types of gut bacteria and other microbes that number in the trillions and play important roles in helping maintain…