Monthly Archives: July 2013

Can a Gluten-free Diet Reduce Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Ads by Google: 06/14/2013 – A team of researchers recently conducted a controlled trial of gluten-free diet in patients with irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea to gauge the effects on bowel frequency and intestinal function. Their goal was to determine whether a gluten-free diet might benefit patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome ( IBS -D). The […]

Are Your Bowels Irritable? It’s IBS Awareness Month

The cause of IBS remains unknown. For too long, IBS sufferers were dismissed by physicians, ignored by researchers, and left to suffer in silence. In recent years this situation has changed dramatically, with a rising awareness of the profound differences lifestyle modifications can make. As part of IBS Awareness Month, the patient self-help organization […]

Turning down the gas

These are fermentable carbohydrates found naturally in vegetables, fruit, grains, nuts, seeds, dairy food, as well as some additives, that for some people are a pain in the gut. Cauliflower, onions, garlic, apricots, chickpeas and yoghurt are just a few of the otherwise healthy foods that can cause problems for some sensitive people. These foods […]