July 18 News Blog

“In the news” July 2018

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

Would you give up garlic for your partner?!

Garlic is one thing I really miss being on the Low FODMAP Diet. I have tried to reintroduce it, without being successful! I love everything with garlic – garlic bread and garlic prawns being my fave! The lady in this article however, gave up garlic, as her partner could no longer tolerate it! Would your partner do that for you? Would you ask them to?

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FODMAPS & SOY: Why so confusing?

Soybeans and soy products CAN be sources of oligosaccharides, especially of GOS (some fructans, too). But not all soy products are significant sources. If you know two things about fructans and GOS you will be on your way to understanding which soy foods you can include on your low-FODMAP diet. 

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Megan McKenna speaks out about her gut issues…

It’s all about Megan McKenna this month… The star, who suffers from IBS and also has coeliac disease, recently opened up about her stomach troubles and said she was upset when trolls suggested she looked pregnant.

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Causes of abdominal distension

Abdominal distension is a manifestation of functional gastrointestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and is characterized by an increase in abdominal pressure together with a visible increase in overall abdominal diameter…

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Gut bacteria and heart health: Is there a link?

An innovative study finds a link between our heart health and the health of our gut, highlighting the importance of physical exercise for keeping both at optimal levels…

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We hope as always that you have enjoyed reading our news update. If you have seen anything in the news which you think we should share, please email hello@bayskitchen.co.uk.

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