Tag: IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The autonomic nervous system, which regulates all involuntary bodily processes, is divided into two systems with opposite actions: the parasympathetic nervous system and the sympathetic nervous system. These control the effects of stress and relaxation on the body. The sympathetic nervous system can sometimes release too many hormones and cause a high state of tension, […]
FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that may be partly responsible for symptoms in people with IBS. These sugars can be poorly digested and thus accumulate in the small intestine. For more information about the low FODMAP diet, please read this article. There are five FODMAP families: fructans, fructose, lactose, polyols, and GOS. Fructans can be classified […]
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined by the Rome IV criteria, according to which a person may have IBS if they have experienced recurrent abdominal pain at least once a week on average for the past three months, and that pain is associated with at least two of the following conditions: defecation a change in […]
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disease in the world, affecting about one in seven people and is more predominantly found in women. The causes of IBS are still unknown. It is a multifactorial disorder involving an interaction between the digestive system, intestinal bacteria, the nervous system, and external factors such as […]
What are the topics that interested you the most on our blog in 2021? Digestive health has certainly been at the heart of your concerns, and with good reason! As the year draws to a close, here is our list of the 10 most popular blog posts of 2021.
Whether it’s filling up an empty stomach or replenishing your energy after a workout, a nutritious snack is a big help to get your day going. If you follow a low-FODMAP* diet to reduce your symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), it is best to be well organized and include these small snacks on your meal […]
SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) is an increase in the number of bacteria in the small intestine that are normally found in large amounts in the colon, resulting in excessive fermentation, inflammation and malabsorption. It is a microbiome dysbiosis, that is, an imbalance in the bacteria of the digestive system.
The low-FODMAP diet provides relief to long-time sufferers of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)*. It consists of a phase of temporary elimination of FODMAP carbohydrates, followed by a phase of reintroduction and a phase of long-term maintenance. Since FODMAPs are found in many fruits, vegetables, nuts, dairy and grain products, the person starting this diet may […]
When following a low-FODMAP* diet, some foods need to be avoided or should only be consumed in certain quantities. Thanks to our lists of foods to avoid and foods you can eat, or the Monash application, it is easy to identify which individual foods should be avoided, such as honey, wheat pasta, or white beans. Where […]
If you follow a low FODMAP* diet you certainly know that there is a very specific protocol to follow. Namely, the elimination phase of FODMAPs, then, once the symptoms disappear, the reintroduction tests phase by following a well-established protocol in order to identify the families of FODMAPs that give you symptoms. Finally, there is the maintenance […]
Abdominal meteorism, an increase in the volume of the abdomen due to the accumulation of intestinal gas, is one of the most common symptoms of troubled digestive function and can affect almost one in every two people. The causes can be numerous, sometimes it can be a symptom of a more or less serious disease, […]