Articles IBS and mental health, practical tips, mindfulness, exercise, social connection, self-care, breaks, professional help, education

IBS and Mental Health

Hey there, Fodmapped Fam!   Today we’re going to talk about an important topic that often gets overlooked when it comes to managing IBS: mental health.   The connection between IBS and mental health is complex, but it’s clear that they are closely linked. Stress, anxiety, and depression can all worsen IBS symptoms, while living…

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Articles Social Events on the Low FODMAP Diet

Low FODMAP Survival Guide: How to Thrive at Social Event

If you’re on the low FODMAP diet, you know that social events and holidays can be a challenge, particularly when someone else is preparing the food! It can be stressful when foods might contain hidden FODMAPs, or there are limited low FODMAP options to choose from.   But don’t worry, with a little planning and…

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Articles IBS management, practical tips, diet, health, trigger foods, low FODMAP diet

You’ve just been diagnosed with IBS…now what?

So you’ve just been diagnosed with IBS, and you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed and unsure of where to start. It’s totally understandable. But don’t worry, there are plenty of things you can do to manage your diet and overall health and get you back on track to feeling fabulous! Here are 7 practical tips…

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IBS – diagnosis, triggers and management

WHAT IS IBS? IBS affects up to 15% of people worldwide. While we don’t really know what causes IBS, we know that it is an undisputable medical condition. Although symptoms can vary from person to person, they commonly include abdominal pain, excess wind, bloating, and altered bowel habits i.e. constipation, diarrhoea or alternating between the two. IBS…

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Alana’s Story

One person’s IBS journey

Fresh Herbs Tips

Some low FODMAP tips from Alana Scott at

Low FODMAP Morrocan Beef

Alana Scott from cooking a low FODMAP Morrocan beef

Find your triggers

Colleen Francioli from FODMAP Life talks about the importance of finding your FODMAP triggers