IBS

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

The Best Low FODMAP Granola for IBS

The Best Low FODMAP Granola for IBS

“The Best Low FODMAP granola for IBS” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and was reviewed and revised by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Who doesn’t love the sweet, crunchy goodness of granola? Granola is a classic and timeless breakfast staple and snack food.  However, many commercially-made granolas aren’t IBS-friendly …

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The Top 4 Prebiotic Drinks On the Market, According to a Gut Health Dietitian

The Top 4 Prebiotic Drinks to Try in 2024, According to a Gut Health Dietitian

Most people are familiar with probiotic drinks (hello kombucha and kefir)… but what about functional prebiotic drinks?!  As a functional dietitian and gut health nutritionist, I’m constantly on the lookout for products that promote optimal gut health. In my pursuit, within the last few years I’ve discovered some fun and fabulous prebiotic drink options – …

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Beans and IBS Expert Advice on How to Find and Enjoy Low FODMAP Beans and Legumes

Beans and IBS: Expert Advice on Enjoying Low FODMAP Beans & Legumes

“Expert Advice on Enjoying Low FODMAP Beans & Legumes with IBS” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and reviewed, revised and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT.  Post was most recently updated May 13, 2024 to reflect changes and updates in the Monash FODMAP App. While beans are generally …

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15 Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch ideas

15 Simple & Delicious Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch Ideas 

“15 Simple & Delicious Dietitian-Approved Low FODMAP Lunch Ideas” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and was reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Planning and preparing a healthy low FODMAP lunch each day can get overwhelming and time consuming, especially if you’re trying to follow a …

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Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut- Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut: Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone broth has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among health enthusiasts and folks looking for natural remedies for gut-related issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or leaky gut. But what exactly is bone broth, and does it really help to heal the gut? In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons …

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Low-down on the Low FODMAP Diet

Low FODMAP Diet for Beginners: What’s It All About & Who Is It For?

“Low FODMAP Diet for Beginners” was written by dietetic intern & functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. (nutritional sciences & dietetics), and reviewed, edited, & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. It’s possible you’ve heard the term “FODMAPs” –  along with some hype about the low FODMAP diet circulating in the gut health space, especially …

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Turmeric for IBS and Leaky Gut - Does it Work

Turmeric for IBS and Leaky Gut: Is it Helpful?

In the new health paradigm, more people are interested in learning about the potential benefits and claims of turmeric for leaky gut syndrome and/or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Can it actually help, or is it just another gimmick?) Fortunately for IBS sufferers, a new wave of emerging studies are revealing the effectiveness of turmeric for …

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Decaf Coffee and IBS

Decaf Coffee and IBS – To Drink or Not to Drink?

If you’ve got irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may have been told to avoid coffee or limit your caffeine intake. (For the record, that level of restriction may or may not be helpful!)  And what about decaf coffee and IBS? Is that any better? One size never fits all – but if you’re suspecting that …

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Exploring the Connection Between IBS and Caffeine

Exploring the Connection Between Caffeine and IBS

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may have been advised to avoid caffeine (among other things). But does restricting caffeine really make a difference?  It may seem that way at first glance, but that’s not always the case for IBS sufferers. In the world of nutrition and gut health, nothing is black-and-white!  …

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How to Choose the Best Milk for IBS Sufferers

What’s the Best Milk for IBS Sufferers? (2024)

As a former IBS sufferer and a holistic, functional dietitian nutritionist specializing in gut health, I’d love to pave the way for you by answering a frequently asked question that comes up a lot in my clinic: “What’s the best milk for IBS sufferers?” Let’s face it:  whether you’re suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) …

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