Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis on the low FODMAP diet in IBS

2016 Marsh et al Does a diet low in FODMAPs reduce symptoms associated with functional gastrointestinal disorders? A comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis Six RCTs and 16 non-randomized interventions were included in the analysis.  2017 Altobelli et al Low-FODMAP Diet Improves Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis The aim of this study is to provide … More Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis on the low FODMAP diet in IBS

The best Prebiotics for IBS & suitable prebiotics for the low FODMAP diet

Updated June 2020 Prebiotics are non‐digestible selectively fermented dietary fibers, found in a range of plant based foods, that specifically promote the growth of one or more bacterial genera in the gastrointestinal tract and therefore provide a potential health benefit to the host. Thus it is important to have prebiotcs in the diet for this reason. … More The best Prebiotics for IBS & suitable prebiotics for the low FODMAP diet

Must Read Research Papers for use in Dietetic Neurogastroenterology Clinical Practice

I work as a Dietitian in Gastroenterology and Neurogastroenterology at University College London Hospital, a specialist tertiary care hospital in central London.  Neurogastroenterology is not only interested in the physiology and motility of the gut but also how the gut functions and in particular the interactions between the gut and the brain. The difference between … More Must Read Research Papers for use in Dietetic Neurogastroenterology Clinical Practice

Should we really be putting children on the low FODMAP diet?

Gastrointestinal complaints are extremely common in children, from mild bloating and discomfort to chronic constipation or diarrhoea, reflux and pain. The reasons behind these symptoms can be straightforward to diagnose and treat with dietary changes and sometimes with the use of medications. Most obvious to diagnose are symptoms which arise with a clear trigger, for … More Should we really be putting children on the low FODMAP diet?