“In the news” October 2017

Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues.

Mychael knight dies age 39 whilst being treated for intestinal issues

Mychael Knight, known for coming fourth in American reality show “Project Runway”, died age 39 in October 2017. He was reportedly being treated for intestinal issues at a hospital in Georgia and had suffered with severe IBS for 5 years.
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Breast milk is set to become the next health craze – boosting your gut health like a prebiotic

The sugars in breast milk, are known to feed good bacteria in infants to keep them healthy. A US company has claimed these sugars can be used to treat a range of conditions in adults related to gut health, like diabetes and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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6 Unpleasant side effects of chewing gum

I’ve never been a huge fan of chewing gum… ending up with a tasteless piece of blue-tac in your mouth just doesn’t appeal! Reading this article confirms it’s a good thing I don’t like it as it’s awful for gastrointestinal disorders… see point 3 in the below article!
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There may be an answer for why IBS Pain Can Be So Overwhelming

Have you heard about histamine intolerance? This article looks into the research around the affects of histamine and how it causes more abdominal pain…
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What’s the difference between IBS and IBD?

There is always a lot of confusion about IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), so this series looks at the differences between the two…

Part one

Part two

Part three

We hope you found these articles interesting. If you have seen anything in the news which you think we should share, please email hello@bayskitchen.co.uk.

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