Should probiotics be taken during the low FODMAP diet?
Presenter: Rebecca Ponsford, APD
Should you take a probiotic during the low FODMAP diet and can they help with digestive health?
During this presentation, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Rebecca Ponsford, discusses the evidence and considerations for the use of probiotics in IBS. We will explore the differences and similarities between probiotics and fermented foods and discuss if, and how, they may be taken for those following the low FODMAP diet.
Rebecca Ponsford is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with an expertise in gut health and digestive disorders. She operates a private practice, FODMAP Nutrition & Dietetics, providing individualised nutrition therapy to patients with a variety of gastrointestinal conditions, with a focus on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and the Low FODMAP Diet.
Rebecca has presented to Australian and international health professionals and audiences on the area of FODMAPs, IBS and Gut Health. She has completed both the FODMAP Institute ‘IBS Management: The Low FODMAP Diet’ course and Monash University ‘Low FODMAP Diet for IBS’ online training course for health professionals. She is passionate about supporting people to achieve their personal health goals and develop healthy relationships with food where they can eat with ease.