What you need to know about Probiotics Definitions Probiotic – Live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotics are available in different products including foods, dietary supplements, and infant formula. Prebiotic – A substrate that is selectively utilised by host microorganisms conferring a health benefit. [...]
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Are you getting enough Fibre? Definition Dietary fibre can be described as the substances which escape digestion and reach the large intestine. We now understand that fibre consists of a whole range of different substances which have different benefits in the body. What are the benefits of fibre? The most commonly known benefit [...]
Cooking without onion & garlic on the low FODMAP diet Onion and garlic both contain fructans(oligosaccharides) and therefore during a restrictive phase of the low FODMAP diet, they should be excluded from the diet. Onion is one of the greatest contributors to IBS symptoms. Strictly avoiding onion means not only cooking without [...]
Try a low-FODMAP diet A new year is always a good time to re-evaluate your situation and develop goals that you would like to achieve within the year. One of those goals may be improving your IBS symptoms. The following recommendations may help improve your gastrointestinal symptoms. Eat three regular meals a day – avoid [...]