Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Carrot and nut cake – vegan and low fodmap

21st September 2019 / Julie Thompson

Carrot, Food Intolerance, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipes, Vegetarian, cake, carrot cake, food, vegan
This cake is a real treat, it also has a good degree of fibre which should help people with BS-C – however do be aware of the fibre and introduce slowly if your bowel is not used to it. It is sweet, vegan, egg and wheat free and low fodmap. Ingredients 50g ground flaxseed 100ml

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Vegan ‘chicken’ and pumpkin couscous – low fodmap

15th September 2019 / Julie Thompson

Digestive Disorders, Digestive Health, Food Intolerance, Halloween, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP, Recipe, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, WordPress, couscous, food, vegan
An autumn favourite is pumpkin and numerous varieties can be found. When I was young pumpkin in the UK was unheard of – in fact we used to make Halloween lanterns with a swede! That certainly was a recipe for injury – although the pumpkin isn’t always easy to carve. I have also decided to

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7 Symptoms and Symptoms of IBS

19th July 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The signs and symptoms of IBS are considered too vague to make a diagnosis. This will frustrate you as it means that you need to wait for testing to be done. You can find a description of the testing you need to get an IBS diagnosis here. It is important to get a diagnosis because

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What Are The Best Teas For IBS

26th May 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, ibs friendly teas, low fodmap tea
‘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. This conundrum may leave you a little frustrated

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Do Glutamine Supplements Help IBS Symptoms?

26th May 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, glutamine, glutamine and digestive health, glutamine supplements and IBS
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 is glutamine good for IBS symptoms or is it yet another fad which

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Do Oats Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms?

12th May 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome and oats, low fodmap and oats, oats and IBS
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 confused, frustrated and helpless in what to do. However, we must

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Resistant Starches and IBS

6th May 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, resistant starches and IBS
Resistant starches are a type of carbohydrate that can flare up irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. If you have ever felt frustrated that you are following a low FODMAP diet and still getting bloating, it could be resistant starch. In this blog post, I will explain what resistant starches are and how they cause symptoms. What

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What is FODMAP Stacking?

30th April 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

FODMAP stacking, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, LOW FODMAP
If you are following the low FODMAP diet then you may be wondering what is FODMAP stacking? FODMAP stacking is something that you must understand fully to avoid making mistakes through the low FODMAP process. This article explains what FODMAP stacking is and how to avoid it so that you can gain control of your

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How Does A GP Manage IBS?

13th April 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

GP, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, doctor IBS
Many people ask me who they should go to about their digestive problems and what usually happens during the assessment. You should be going to your GP to start with and they will assess you and do a number of tests to rule out other conditions. In the US and UAE, a GP is known

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How Does Fibre Affect IBS?

3rd April 2019 / Kirsten Jackson

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, fibre in IBS, how much fibre is safe for ibs
Introduction Do you find that fibre makes your IBS symptoms worse? You may have been told by your doctor to eat more fibre, but you will probably find that this can worsen your symptoms. So what are you supposed to do? Avoid fibre? Eat an unhealthy diet to save your IBS? You may be confused

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