The FODMAP Gentle Approach
The low FODMAP diet* has been shown to be effective in reducing the severity of gastrointestinal symptoms and improving quality of life of IBS sufferers and in about 70% of cases. However, in some cases, this diet may be contraindicated, which is why the gentle FODMAP approach has been developed.
Update on the Low FODMAP Diet for IBS
The low FODMAP diet for IBS was created by researchers at Monash University in Australia in the 2000s. Since that time many scientific studies have been published on this subject. I will examine the current findings in this article.
Guide to the Main Types of Tofu
Tofu is a food widely used in Asian, vegetarian, and vegan cuisines. Available in several varieties, tofu is an excellent substitute for meat consumption, a healthy, economical and ecological choice, but it is still necessary to know how to choose, use, and preserve it.
Diaphragm Breathing in 4 Easy Steps
The autonomic nervous system, which regulates all involuntary bodily processes, is divided into two systems with opposite actions: the parasympathetic nervous system and the sympathetic nervous system. These control the effects of stress and relaxation on the body. The sympathetic nervous system can sometimes release too many hormones and cause a high state of tension, […]
Dietetic Consultations Changed Josée’s Life
At 54 years old, Josée thought that her digestive pain and disorders were related to hormonal changes due to premenopause. It was only after discovering the FODMAP diet and benefiting from some dietetic consultations that everything improved for her!
FODMAP: Top Foods from Each Family
FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that may be partly responsible for symptoms in people with IBS. These sugars can be poorly digested and thus accumulate in the small intestine. For more information about the low FODMAP diet, please read this article. There are five FODMAP families: fructans, fructose, lactose, polyols, and GOS. Fructans can be classified […]
Online Dietitian Service: Nicoletta’s Testimony
Here is the testimonial of Nicoletta, a very satisfied customer of our online dietitian service. Nicoletta lives in Italy in Vittorio Veneto (Treviso).
IBS: When FODMAP is Not the Solution
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined by the Rome IV criteria, according to which a person may have IBS if they have experienced recurrent abdominal pain at least once a week on average for the past three months, and that pain is associated with at least two of the following conditions: defecation a change in […]
Endometriosis and Nutrition
Endometriosis is a complex chronic and inflammatory disease that affects 1 in 10 women. It is characterized by the growth of endometrial-like tissues (the lining of the inside of the uterine cavity) outside the uterus. Despite its prevalence, this disease is still not well known, and its diagnosis can take 7-10 years.
Dietary Supplements for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disease in the world, affecting about one in seven people and is more predominantly found in women. The causes of IBS are still unknown. It is a multifactorial disorder involving an interaction between the digestive system, intestinal bacteria, the nervous system, and external factors such as […]
How to Organize a Low-FODMAP Pantry and Fridge
When you start to follow the low-FODMAP diet*, you may feel a little lost because big changes must be made to your diet. So here are some tips and tricks to help you organize your kitchen.
TOP 10: LOW-FODMAP Snacks
Whether it’s filling up an empty stomach or replenishing your energy after a workout, a nutritious snack is a big help to get your day going. If you follow a low-FODMAP* diet to reduce your symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), it is best to be well organized and include these small snacks on your meal […]