Tag Archives: "Irritable Bowel Syndrome"

Lemon – Low FODMAP

http://www.compoundchem.com The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) …

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How To Increase Weight With IBS

Are you left wondering ‘how can I increase weight weight IBS?’ When you are trying to avoid IBS symptoms you may find that you struggle to gain weight. This is because your diet has become too restrictive. You will be feeling confused about what you sh …

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What Tests do I Need For IBS?

So you have suffered with uncomfortable bloating for several years now. You are sick of having to choose what you wear based on how bloated your stomach may or may not be a few hours from now. Something has happened to make you FINALLY say NO MORE! Gre …

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5 Causes of IBS Bloating

When I ask my Take Control members, which IBS symptom do you hate the most, it is always bloating. But, what causes IBS bloating? Is there 1 cause or several causes of IBS bloating? In this article, I discuss the most common causes so that you can star …

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Spinach, a superfood – fable, fact or just wartime propaganda?

If I had a pound every time a patient says spinach is high in iron in the clinic, I reckon I would be relatively wealthy. Also, if I knew what I was about to find out about this story whilst researching it, I would have looked into this much earlier. T …

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Why Is My IBS Worse During My Period?

Introduction It is quite common for women to report that their IBS symptoms are worse during or before their period. But why is this? And, what can you do to prevent these symptoms? This article looks at the science behind why IBS symptoms are worse du …

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Is Celery Juice Good For IBS?

We are always told that celery is good for us, so it comes as no surprise that celery juice is the latest craze across social media. There are various claims around this special drink and its ability to soothe the gut. But, are they true and should cel …

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The Aubergine

Aubergines have to be my favourite vegetable. I love that they marry well with other vegetables such as tomato and potato. They have a velvety texture and a creamy taste and more than earn their title as the vegetarian steak. Although in some quarters …

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Meat free Sausages – Low fodmap

This recipe was devised as a result of trying to find low fodmap meat-free sausages and failing to find a suitable option easily. They are very tasty – although they do not taste the same as standard sausages – perhaps they are better as a result, give …

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Histamine Intolerance

You may have been diagnosed with IBS, but did you know that you could have a histamine intolerance that has been missed? Despite a histamine intolerance being common, there seems to be a lack of awareness in general healthcare. This post will give you …

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