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 … [Read more...] about New guidelines for managing IBS with diet
A published review of 13 ‘anti cancer’ diets has arrived at the unsurprising conclusion that there is a lack of solid evidence to support a benefit for any of them, and a real risk of harm from malnutrition from several of them.When a person is told they have cancer, a common reaction can be to turn away from conventional medical treatments and to seek an unproven remedy … [Read more...] about Does a ‘cancer cure diet’ really exist?
Today marks the release of the revised Australian Dietary Guidelines. So what has changed since the last update in 2003? Very little in the way of the main recommendations, but the evidence base for the guidelines has grown stronger.The revised dietary guidelines represent a potent set of recommendations targeted at promoting health, reducing obesity, and protecting against … [Read more...] about New dietary guidelines for Australians released