The gut microbiota is the hottest of hot research fields today. The microbes that inhabit our intestine are more than passive freeloaders living off the food we eat. With a thriving mix of beneficial bacteria, our gut microbiome can keep us healthy.
People suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can find symptom relief with a variety of dietary changes. Results from a new trial show that no one fixed approach will work for everyone, but there is merit in taking the principles behind the spectrum of dietary options and adapting to ‘what works’ for a person. Irritable bowel […]
Going ‘gluten free’ is one of the hottest dietary trends at the moment. Now a new study has cast further doubt into if self-diagnosed ‘gluten sensitivity’ is related to gluten at all.
For sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), newly published guidelines for managing IBS with diet support the use of several different approaches. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting between 5 and 15 percent of people. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal bloating, pain, flatulence, diarrhoea and altered bowel habits. The condition can […]
A behaviour change program focused on learning to stay present in the moment and to let thoughts and feelings go has shown promise in treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms ranging from abdominal bloating, pain, flatulence, diarrhoea and altered bowel habits. The cause of IBS […]