Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues.
Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt the Delicate Balance of Bacteria in Your Gut
Many artificial sweeteners are high FODMAP and so if like me you’re following this diet, you will tend to avoid them anyway. This article looks into how “Sweeteners in drinks, such as fruit juice and sports supplements, may be toxic to your microbiome.”
Probiotics: the complete guide you have been waiting for
A complete guide on probiotics by an Integrative Gastroenterologist…
“There’s a lot of talk about probiotics these days. Are they really as good as they’re made out to be? Are there any side effects that we should be aware of? Do they actually work? As an integrative gastroenterologist, I get asked a LOT of questions about probiotics.”
IBS – 4 symptoms that extend beyond your stomach
This is a really interesting article which looks at the other symptoms of IBS which aren’t so often discussed but still really effect us… headaches, fatigue, depression and frequent urination. I am affected by all four of these symptoms and as we don’t talk about it much, I didn’t realise many others do too, especially the frequent urination one!
5 signs of poor gut health
Did you know symptoms like bad breath and low energy levels can show signs of poor gut health? If you gut isn’t functioning properly it doesn’t just cause bloating, change in bowel habits and other tummy related symptoms, it can also be the cause of other issues…
Blogger’s side-by-side photo shows the reality of living with IBS
Whilst we wish none of us suffered with the debilitating condition of IBS or any other gut disorders, it is good that we are now speaking out about it, helping each other and making our guts not such a taboo subject.
In this article we meet another blogger who has opened up about her experiences with IBS…
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