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So, you are probably struggling with years of bloating and discomfort. Someone probably told you in the past that you might have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). But, maybe you are not sure whether you actually have this condition or not? Maybe you are thinking, what tests do I need? Is it expensive? What symptoms does someone with IBS have? Keep Reading!
The 3 steps of the FODMAP diet
What do you do when you feel better following a low FODMAP diet? Re-introduce FODMAPs! While this may sound illogical, it is important for a number of reasons, first and foremost to ensure your diet is minimally restrictive, while still providing adequate symptom control. Read on for a simple guide to the 3 phases of the Monash University Low FODMAP Diet™.
Label Reading for Low FODMAP
Something that can be an overwhelming and daunting part of following the low FODMAP diet, especially during the strict elimination phase is grocery shopping and selecting suitable products. It can be difficult to decipher what exactly is in a product and whether it is high or low FODMAP and safe for you to eat without triggering a flare. Here are some handy tips that may help take some of the stress out of grocery shopping.
FODMAP Friendly Snack Ideas
Following a low FODMAP diet is not always an easy task. We have daily commitments, activities and overall, our lives can be quite busy. The good news for us is that are FODMAP friendly snacks on the market that are nutritious, filling and most importantly, taste great! What more could you want?
Eat out with Ease
For people experiencing IBS, eating out can cause stress, anxiety and feelings of embarrassment. These are completely normal. HOWEVER, you shouldn’t have to feel that way! By using some tricks and tips you can eat out without fear and be present and enjoy the company of loved ones.
IBS Flare Cheat Sheet
Download our IBS Flare Cheat Sheet created by Beth Nanson, IBS and Gut Health Dietitian based in Vancouver, BC. Beth has worked in many diverse areas – a couple of her favourites being sports nutrition & pregnancy nutrition – but she always found herself coming back to digestive health, which is why she’s decided to focus on IBS & Gut Health. She has a true passion in helping clients find IBS relief & heal their gut.
FODMAP Edition Virtual Show 2022: How and why to incorporate prebiotic-rich foods on the low FODMAP diet – Louisa Stephens
In this presentation, Louisa will be discussing prebiotics, why a lot of people following the Low FODMAP diet don’t get enough prebiotics, and why they are important to your overall gut health.
FODMAP Edition Virtual Show 2022: Stacking and snacking on the low FODMAP diet – Ijmeet Maan
Following the elimination phase of the low FODMAP diet and not getting enough relief? Stacking may be something to consider. In this presentation, Dietitian Ijmeet Maan will explain exactly what FODMAP stacking is and how it can occur on the low FODMAP diet. We’ll explore some practical tips to minimise or avoid stacking as well as some snacking tips when following the low FODMAP diet.
FODMAP Edition Virtual Show 2022: Non-FODMAP triggers to be aware of with IBS – Amy Lilly
Are you following a low FODMAP diet and not experiencing symptom relief? In this presentation, Accredited Practising Dietitian Amy Lilly will explain common diet & lifestyle-related triggers of IBS symptoms that aren’t FODMAPs. She will detail various components in foods & beverages, as well as lifestyle factors, and explain how they may contribute to symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, diarrhoea and/or constipation.