Low FODMAPS and IBS: What You Need to Know

Patients with IBS are looking for a way to alleviate their symptoms without adding more medications. New research is showing that the solution may be a Low FODMAP diet. In this program, Marlisa Brown presents the new research and discusses a practical plan for implementing a Low FODMAP diet. She discusses irritable bowel syndrome and its possible causes and triggers, explains what FODMAPS are (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols), and considers meal planning and recipe modifications.

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Introduction: Low FODMAPS and IBS: What You Need to Know
Objectives include how to analyze patients experiencing Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the different types of FODMAPS, common methods used to treat, and evaluate breath tests and elimination diet protocols. IBS causes bloating, gas, pain, diarrhea, and constipation. Fifty percent of those with celiac disease and 100% of those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity will exhibit symptoms.