Q. Even though my Crohn’s disease is supposedly in remission, I have ongoing problems with abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhea. I’d like to try a low-FODMAP diet, but I’m not sure whether I need to make changes to it, since I don’t have straight-on IBS.
I’ve read that people on low-FODMAP diets should not use sucralose. But in your book, sucralose is listed as a low FODMAP ingredient. Can you clarify?
Q. “I have just purchased your book, The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook, and I live in the U.K. How can I use your recipes when they all refer to cups?”—U.K. Reader
If you are planning a trip you may wonder how you can manage your low-FODMAP diet while you are in a foreign country. It’s an important question. Naturally, you want to feel your best while you are away from home so you can enjoy all the activities you have planned. At the same time, experiencing regional cuisine is something you won’t want to miss out on. You can make it work with some extra planning and a little flexibility.
If you are a physician or mid-level provider recommending low-FODMAP diets to your patients, congratulations on your savvy! You are offering your patients not just hope, but real relief! Today I'm sharing some tips to help you present the diet to patients safely and effectively, while avoiding some common pitfalls.