IBS

Recipes and articles on nutrition and herbs for people navigating IBS.

Low FODMAP Yogurts - List and guide on how to find and choose low FODMAP yogurt brands and products

Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide

“Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and you’ve …

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Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP - Expert Guidance on How to Navigate Peanut Butter and IBS

Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP? (Expert Guidance on Peanut Butter and IBS)

“Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP? (Expert Guidance on Peanut Butter and IBS)” was originally written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S. and was reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Whether spread generously on toast, added to a smoothie, or enjoyed right out of the jar by the …

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Diarrhea After Eating Sugar - 7 Possible Reasons It's Not All In Your Head

7 Possible Causes of Diarrhea After Eating Sugar

“7 Possible Causes of Diarrhea After Eating Sugar” was written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S. and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Have you found yourself rushing to the restroom after eating a sugary treat? It may seem unusual – but you may actually be onto …

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How Can Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating?

When and How Does Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating? (9 Little-Known Considerations)

“When and How Does Coffee Cause Gas and Bloating?” was written by dietetic intern and Certified Personal Trainer Julie Wilcoxson, B.S., and reviewed, edited, revised and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Ahhh, coffee… a beloved beverage enjoyed by millions each day. Yet there’s also an ongoing dispute on whether coffee is good for …

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Is Butter Low FODMAP and is it IBS-Friendly - What to Consider

Butter is Low FODMAP – But Is It IBS-Friendly? (What Else to Consider)

“Is butter low FODMAP, and is it IBS-Friendly?” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Not only is butter delicious – butter is also low FODMAP in reasonable quantities, and usually well tolerated by …

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Is Erythritol Low FODMAP - The Low-Down on Erythritol and IBS

Is Erythritol Low FODMAP? (The Low-Down on Erythritol and IBS)

Embarking on the quest for the perfect sugar substitute when you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)… or anything else masquerading as IBS – like small interstitial bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or a sucrose intolerance – sure isn’t a cake-walk!   Many folks are turning to erythritol, a commonly used sugar alcohol added to …

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17 Best Types of Tea for Diarrhea and Upset Stomach

Experiencing the occasional bout of diarrhea and upset stomach is unfortunately a part of being human.  But when this stuff is happening regularly, it becomes a huge P-I-T-A!  Whether your unwanted symptoms are occasional or chronic, the good news is there’s a variety of different types of tea for diarrhea and upset stomach that – …

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Low FODMAP Desserts for IBS

51 Drool-Worthy Low FODMAP Desserts for IBS (Functional Nutritionist Picks)

“Holistic & Drool-Worthy Low FODMAP Desserts” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and was reviewed and revised by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Contrary to popular belief, dessert in moderation can be a part of a balanced diet!  (Not just during birthdays and holidays.) Honoring your sweet tooth and leaning …

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Ghee and IBS - Is Ghee Low FODMAP and What Else to Consider

Is Ghee Low FODMAP? What Else You Need to Know about Ghee and IBS

If you’re on a low FODMAP elimination diet and wondering, “Is ghee low FODMAP?”, luckily the answer is yes!   However, this doesn’t always guarantee that ghee is well tolerated among folks with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  (Especially if you’re prone to diarrhea.) While many folks with gut issues can tolerate ghee, since it’s lactose free, …

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The Best Low FODMAP Candy and Chocolate for IBS - Holistic Dietitian Picks

The Best Low FODMAP Candy and Chocolate for IBS (2024): Holistic Gut Health Dietitian Picks

If you’re following a low FODMAP elimination diet for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), opting for low FODMAP candy and chocolate may significantly help prevent unwanted IBS symptoms.  (This golden nugget is pretty useful to know during special occasions like birthdays, Halloween, and the holidays!) But given the dysfunctional dynamic …

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