Tag: IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Although the subject isn’t very glamorous, we’ve all wondered our bowel movements at one time or another. Having “good” bowel movements is something very personal, certain people empty their bowels every day, even several times a day, whereas others feel fine doing so just a few times a week. The quality of bowel movements isn’t […]
Most people who can digest anything don’t know how lucky they are. The situation is rather different for millions of others (1 in 7) who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Research shows that a low-FODMAP diet works in 75% of cases to considerably diminish the IBS symptoms.
We’ve all come across people who have banned gluten from their diet, and felt all the better for doing so. You’ve perhaps already done so yourself and you are not the only one! According to a recent survey in Australia, nearly 10% of the population follows a gluten-free diet, while only 1% of the population […]
It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re a couple, single, with or without children, with your family or friends, it’s a time to celebrate love. But for those suffering from gastrointestinal problems, it can be a source of stress due to the presence of “trigger” foods, which can turn a beautiful evening into a real nightmare!
A recent study by the University of Sheffield in England has created waves in the media by associating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with vitamin D deficiency. Let me separate fact from fiction here and give you some tips to ensure that you get the maximum vitamin D in your diet.
Are you trying to follow a low FODMAP diet to control your Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), but your symptoms don’t seem to disappear? Do you think you belong to the 25% for whom low FODMAP diets are not effective? Before throwing in the towel, just follow these tips to stack the odds on your side.
Diabetes and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are two diseases that are extremely prevalent in the western world. If you or a loved one suffer from these two diseases, the below tips will help you follow the low FODMAP diet while also keeping your diabetes in check.
Coffee is a source of antioxidants in the form of polyphenols and its consumption is linked to a reduction in the incidence of cardiovascular disease, strokes and diabetes. Good news for those who are used to waking up to a cup of coffee!