Alcohol and IBS

Alcohol and IBS

It’s 3 PM on a Friday afternoon when your coworker proposes happy hour. You have IBS and are worried about the consequences of drinking, but you don’t want to miss out. What do you do? Alcohol is well established as a gut irritant and in IBS it is a common trigger for symptoms. But most …

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Coffee and IBS

Mmmm…. coffee! Maybe you love the complex taste, nutty aroma, and the feel of a warm mug in your hands.  Or perhaps it is the jolt of energy and boost of mental clarity that keeps you coming back.  Whatever it is, for many of us coffee is the first thing we reach for in the …

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The Migrating Motor Complex & SIBO

The Migrating Motor Complex (MMC) and SIBO

Have you ever wondered what causes the rumbling in your stomach between meals? Believe it or not, this rumbling is often a sign of healthy gut function! The migrating motor complex (MMC), often called the “housekeeper” of our gut, can get a little noisy as it cleans up our digestive tract in between meals. In …

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Low FODMAP Chili (Stove Top or Slow Cooker)

Are you a chili lover but the high FODMAP ingredients trigger uncomfortable symptoms? Well, here to the rescue is a low FODMAP chili recipe that tastes quite like the real deal. Looking for something you can prepare ahead of time?  In addition to stove-top instructions, I have included instructions for a slow cooker method for …

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Low FODMAP Chili Powder Recipe

Low FODMAP Chili Powder

Most commecially available chili powders contain high FODMAP ingredients such as garlic. Some are very vague and just list “spices” as one of the main ingredients, which is less than helpful if you are trying to determine if it will fit your diet. Jump to the recipe for a DIY low FODMAP chili powder at the …

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The FODMAP Elimination Diet: What to Consider Before You Start

The FODMAP Elimination Diet:  What to Consider Before You Start

For those who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a low FODMAP diet can be a game changer.  The greatest benefit of a low FODMAP diet is symptom relief, but there are some major downsides too. Read on for the things you should consider before starting a FODMAP elimination diet. Be sure to discuss with …

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