Fibre and IBS

Getting enough fibre can be challenging to get in on a daily basis especially if following the low FODMAP diet. Book in with one of our Registered Dietitians to get individualized support with this. What is fibre? Fibre is a type of carbohydrate that the body cannot digest. Most carbohydrates are broken down into sugar… Continue reading Fibre and IBS

Low FODMAP Swaps

Following a low FODMAP diet can be challenging. These low FODMAP swaps will help you still enjoy your family favourites will small substitutions. Following a low FODMAP diet doesn’t mean it has to be flavourless. Low FODMAP food list:

IBS

These are all questions we get on a daily basis from our GI clients. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects the lower GI tract and can cause bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation. An IBS diagnosis can be overwhelming for individual support book in with one of our dietitians. The symptoms of IBS are: How is… Continue reading IBS

Low FODMAP Diet for IBS

Also known as Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, And Polyols, FODMAPs are carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed and ferment in the gut. As a result, FODMAP foods can disrupt digestive processes, triggering symptoms of IBS. Identifying and reducing these FODMAP triggers through a low FODMAP diet approach has been shown to help alleviate IBS symptoms by… Continue reading Low FODMAP Diet for IBS

Low FODMAP Diet

You may have heard someone say they have a “touchy stomach” or a “sensitive stomach”. A lot of Canadian’s experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms. In fact, Canada has one of the highest prevalences globally at an estimated 18% versus 11% globally. Unfortunately, it can take on average 4 years to receive a definitive diagnosis.… Continue reading Low FODMAP Diet

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