Kirsten Jackson


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IBS and Pregnancy – Dietitian Advice

Today we are talking about IBS and pregnancy! Just incase IBS wasn’t crap enough for you to live through – pregnancy is about to make it a whole lot worse. Aren’t we lucky as women hey?! Any woman going through pregnancy is highly unlikely to make it t …

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IBS Friendly Low FODMAP Pizza Recipe

A low FODMAP pizza recipe can be a quick and easy meal that all the family can enjoy. Trying to decide what to eat on the low FODMAP diet can be overwhelming. You’re probably thinking to yourself, ‘when will I get off the low FODMAP diet to enjoy a sli …

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Do Eggs Cause IBS Symptoms?

You may find that eggs cause IBS symptoms. This will confuse you because eggs contain no FODMAPs or fibre. They even have little fat in them. But surely you can not have an egg allergy as you can eat baked eggs ok and you don’t have anaphylaxis. So wha …

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The Whole 30 Diet & IBS

You may be reading this article wondering is the Whole 30 Diet the solution to my IBS? You have likely googled this diet or seen it on social media – several sources are raving about. BUT! I also know this is not the first diet you have come across. Yo …

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Will Magnesium Supplements Help Constipation?

Did you know that magnesium can help constipation? This is why your doctor may have advised you to trial a magnesium based laxative for your constipation. You may be left wondering …do you need to take this forever? And, you may be wondering if this la …

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Can a Ketogenic Diet Help Your IBS?

As an IBS sufferer you will be keen to try ANYTHING which could help you gain some sort of symptom control. So, you will be wondering whether the claims that the ketogenic diet can help IBS are real or not? Unlike the low FODMAP diet, you will likely b …

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What Are The Best Teas For IBS

‘Which teas are safe for IBS?’ This is a question you may want to be asking your dietitian. You know that staying hydrated is important for your IBS control. But, you may feel frustrated in having to drink just water – it is bland and fairly boring. Th …

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Do Glutamine Supplements Help IBS Symptoms?

This article explains whether taking glutamine helps IBS. I will explain if taking these supplements helps symptoms based on proven science. As an IBS sufferer you are well researched – usually due to the desperation in trying to find a solution. But i …

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Low FODMAP Fajitas

Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 yellow pepper 1 red pepper 2 chicken/turkey breasts (cut into 3cm chunks) 1 tablespoon of garlic infused oil 2 carrots- cut length ways with a grater Fajita Mix (Serves 2) 1 tablespoon of cornstarch 2 teaspoons of chilli powder …

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Do Oats Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms?

Oats are low in FODMAP and high in fibre. So you will likely be feeling rather frustrated that they trigger your IBS. Being on the low FODMAP diet is restrictive enough, without low FODMAP foods also causing you issues. This can leave you feeling confu …

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