Healthy Eating Blog (Food Allergy and Intolerance)

IBS Awareness Month - what if the Low FODMAP Diet isn't working?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 8, 08:54 AM in and . No comments.

What if the low fodmap diet isn’t working? You’ve been on the elimination phase of the Low FODMAP diet and it doesnt seem to be working. What’s going on?

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IBS Awareness Month (April 2021)

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 3, 01:32 PM in and . No comments.

Since it’s IBS awareness month, we will include a few IBS related articles over the next few weeks. Today , the basics – what is IBS , the causes and triggers.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the digestive system and affects 1 in 20 people in the UK.

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Why your Dietitian really needs you to fill in that food diary

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Jun 5, 01:11 PM in and . No comments.

They are a pain, yeah I know, right, but your Dietitian may give you a food diary to complete between visits. This is very likely if you are starting an elimination diet for IBS or food intolerance testing but you could be asked to complete one of these for many other reasons. We don’t just give these as instruments of torture… honestly! There is a reason behind asking you to complete these and a very good reason to ask you to….please, oh please….fill them out as best as you can. They don’t have to be perfect, just give it your best shot.

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FODMAPs - why go it alone?

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Sep 18, 10:55 AM in and . No comments.

You may have heard of the low FODMAP diet, the Australian “invented” diet which has a reported 75% success rate in significantly reducing IBS symptoms. Lately I’ve been quite concerned to hear that a lot of people have been trying to “go it alone” on the low FODMAP diet. I’ve even been hearing from clients that their GPs have diagnosed them with IBS and then suggested they google FODMAPs in order to follow the diet. While following the diet may give great results, it can also be a confusing and difficult process without the help of a Dietitian.

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