The best introductory videos for IBS & FODMAPs
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
If like me sometimes you just want to watch an expert talk about all the things you want to learn more about rather than spending hours reading then watch this set of videos.
IBS is a complex condition and it is worth understanding these complexities in an effort to help manage the symptoms. This video provides an overview of the Pathophysiology of IBS and Common Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGIDs). All done in just over 20 minutes! An amazing amount of information covered by Dr Lin Chang.
For more on the medical management of IBS, including the all important first line dietary advice see this article; Managing IBS. Problems with GP’s, national guidance and the low FODMAP diet.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome & the low FODMAP diet
This video gives a brief introductory overview of the low FODMAP diet for IBS and the research conducted by King’s College London in the UK.
How to FODMAPs trigger IBS symptoms?
Produced by Monash University this simple video provides a great overview explaining how FODMAPs trigger IBS symptoms
What are FODMAPs?
A useful set of videos on the entire FODMAP diet can be found on the My GI Nutrition website which is a collaboration between American research universities and Nestle. Start with their video What are FODMAPs?
The My GI Nutrition videos also include a video on How do I reintroduce FODMAPs? The website provides a symptom tracker sheet for re-challenging .
For more detailed information on the FODMAP Reintroduction phase listen to this podcast (Lee Martin RD Explains The Re-challenge and Reintroduction Phase Of The Low FODMAP Diet)
Good news! The first ever book dedicated to reintroducing FODMAPs is now available to purchase on Amazon. The book is titled ‘Re-challenging and Reintroducing FODMAPs – A self-help guide to the entire reintroduction phase of the low FODMAP diet’. Click below for more details.