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ibs weight loss

How to Lose Weight With IBS: A Step-by-Step Process

First, let’s define IBS. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder impacting the large intestine. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, bloating, cramping, gas, diarrhea, constipation, or a combination of symptoms. The good news for IBS sufferers is that in many cases, symptoms can be controlled by making lifestyle modifications, reducing stress, and managing diet.   …

What to Eat for IBS

What is IBS? Agonizing stomach pain. Constipation. Irritating Diarrhea. Bothersome bloating. Cramping. Gas. Oh, and don’t forget the “I need a toilet, NOW”. If any of these words brought back painful memories that you wish to forget, you aren’t alone. However, if this describes your current situation, day after day, week after week, month after …

High Fiber Foods

Fiber is often a forgotten, but important nutrient. It is found in almost everything we eat. From fruits and vegetables to grains, nuts, dried beans, and peas, we eat servings from these foods daily. If you eat these foods daily, you should be getting fiber. But the problem with fiber is that we don’t eat …

Low-FODMAP diet

What is a FODMAP? FODMAP is an abbreviation for Fermentable Oligo‐, Di‐ and Mono‐saccharides and Polyols. For a good reason, you might see why we shorten it! In other words, these are short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols.  If they are poorly digested, they can ferment in the large intestine. Fermentation can draw out water and produce …