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Best seeds for IBS

Best seeds for IBS

Seeds are incredibly nutritious and a great way to increase your fibre and protein intake when you have IBS. They are mostly all low FODMAP so suitable if you’re attempting to reduce fermentable carbs in your diet.  Seeds are generally cheaper than nuts, so they...
9 causes of fatigue in IBS

9 causes of fatigue in IBS

If you have IBS you may also experience fatigue. In fact around 60% of people with IBS experience extreme exhaustion, and fatigue is the third most common non-digestive complaint. This is more than just tiredness, it’s feeling weak, ill and completely lacking in...
A beginner’s guide to the low FODMAP diet

A beginner’s guide to the low FODMAP diet

If your doctor has told you to try the low FODMAP diet for your IBS symptoms, but you’re confused about what to do, take a look at my guide to the low FODMAP diet. What is the low FODMAP diet? FODMAP is an acronym standing for fermentable, Oligosaccharides,...
When the low FODMAP diet doesn’t work

When the low FODMAP diet doesn’t work

Have you tried the FODMAP diet but it didn’t work? Many of my clients come to me saying they’ve already tried several diets for IBS including dairy free, gluten free and the low FODMAP diet. Everyone’s symptoms are different, so there is no IBS diet that works for...
Are fermented foods good for IBS?

Are fermented foods good for IBS?

You’ve probably heard someone recommend fermented foods for IBS, but is it a good idea? Fermented foods include foods like: yoghurt (fermented milk) kefir (fermented milk) sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) kimchi (Korean fermented spicy vegetables) tempeh...
The Real Causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

The Real Causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

If you’re searching for the causes of IBS symptoms, you’ve probably Googled a few hundred pages! You might have found a range of answers from ‘the cause is unknown’ to ‘high FODMAP foods’ with a few suggestions of stress along the...