The low FODMAP diet can be incredibly helpful to learn which foods trigger IBS symptoms. However, it can feel like you are limited in the types of foods you can eat and can feel like you are missing out on both flavours and variety. Getting variety in the diet is so important. Here we outline key nutrients that are important to include in your low FODMAP diet, and ways to add flavour & variety.
Calcium is a mineral which is essential for strong bones and teeth. You can still reach your calcium target if you are following a lactose-free, vegan or dairy free diet, however you do need to know what your best food sources are.
Coeliac Awareness Week is all about raising awareness of Coeliac Disease. Being a gut health dietitian, I ask every client I see if they have been tested for coeliac disease. This is because the symptoms of coeliac disease can overlap with many other gut disorders (such as IBS) and if left undiagnosed/untreated, coeliac disease can lead to many complications and health issues.