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IBS awareness month - Low FODMAP Diet

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Apr 6, 07:52 AM No comments.

You may be thinking about trying the Low FODMAP diet. The FODMAP diet has been shown to improve symptoms in 50-80% of patients with IBS but it’s not for everyone. In fact you may not even need to try it at all. Before starting the Low FODMAP diet, you may need to make some basic “first line” changes to your diet.

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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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