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IBS

IBS and Diet

Dietary changes can significantly improve the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Fibre supplementation and reducing intake of certain foods such as dairy products and gas-producing foods can relieve discomfort caused by IBS. Learn more about irritable bowel syndrome diet recommendations and foods to avoid here.

What's the low-FODMAP diet?

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, many experts suggest that you should try the low-FODMAP diet. But what exactly is this?

SEE: Understanding IBS and FODMAPs

Understanding FODMAPs could help with IBS symptoms. This infographic shows what FODMAPs are and how they can affect you if you suffer from IBS.

Bran 'not so good' for bowels

Grandma was wrong: wheat bran and other fibrous foods that do not dissolve easily in water not only fail to soothe irritable bowels, but may make things worse, a study showed.

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