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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IBS’

  • Christmas Parties and FODMAPs

    Christmas on a Low FODMAP Diet

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    Share   Yes it’s that time of year again! Cue the Christmas carols, the insane rush in all the shopping centres and the seemingly endless amount of Christmas parties and dinners. Around this time of year, it can be hard to manage any sort of …

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  • What If Fodmaps Isnt Working

    What if a low FODMAP diet doesn’t work?

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    Share The majority of the time, for people with IBS, the low FODMAP diet works a charm, with symptoms and quality of life improving dramatically. Occasionally though, other things come into the mix, meaning the low FODMAP diet is not as effective as hoped. If …

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  • Why Do The Fodmap Challenges

    The importance of FODMAP challenges

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    Share   For many people who start out on a low FODMAP diet, when the time comes to do the challenges, they start to feel apprehensive. They don’t want to feel worse again, after finally feeling better! For others, they are sometimes so keen to …

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  • eating out on a fodmap diet

    Survival Guide: Eating Out on a FODMAP Diet

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    Share Clients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) regularly tell me what they dislike most about needing to follow a low FODMAP diet are the restrictions associated with eating out. Whether you’re out at a restaurant or at a friend’s place for dinner, there’s no doubting …

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    Eating Out With Allergies and Intolerances

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    Share Allergies and intolerances. Whether the incidence is actually increasing, or we as society are simply becoming more aware of food allergy and intolerance as a whole, is undecided in the literature. What I have noticed is the increasing number of my clients who are …

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  • Asparagus

    Prebiotics – Food for Your Gut!

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    Share Prebiotics are literally the food for your gut. Last week, I wrote about probiotics and the importance of these in gastrointestinal health. These healthy bacteria need food so they can function properly. Prebiotics are this food. So, what are they? Prebiotics include onion, garlic, …

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  • Play the way you train

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    Share ‘ Play the way you train ’, a mantra many an athlete has heard before. I first saw this video a couple of years ago, and was then shown it again when I completed the AIS sports nutrition course. But what does nutrition have …

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  • Gut Pain

    Feeling blocked up? Easy ways to reduce constipation

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    Share Constipation. It’s one of those common things that most of us don’t like to talk about. Frequently I find clients come in, and it is often only through very direct probing (pardon the pun) that they are willing to share how blocked up they …

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    Eating well…feeling unwell. Is this you?

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    Share A question that comes up almost daily in my practice is clients complaining of feeling bloated, sick, constipated, diarrhoea, cramping, wind, pain, reflux, tired, rashy, grumpy…or any combination of these. They are all sick of feeling this way, and wondering what could be causing …

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    IBS gives me the ………….

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    Share By Chloe McLeod, Dietitian I went out to dinner last night with some friends, and we got talking about a variety of topics, which ended up including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Not your standard dinner table conversation, however, doing what I do, learning about …

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