Low FODMAP Meal and Snack Ideas

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 8/9/17 8:00 AM

Proper Nutrition talks about how to incorporate Low FODMAP fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

Today we’re going to return to the concept of a low FODMAP diet, and how to incorporate it into your meals and snacks.

FODMAPs are carbohydrates that – when not digested properly – stay in your large intestine, causing pain, bloating and other issues. (Read our blog post from earlier in the year for a more detailed explanation of FODMAPs.)

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Topics: FODMAP, low FODMAP diet

Why Is Eating Clean Good for Gut Health?

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 8/2/17 8:00 AM

Proper Nutrition talks about the benefits of eating clean and the problems associated with processed food.

What does it mean to “eat clean”? And why is eating clean good for gut health?

You’re already doing it if you try to avoid processed foods. And if you’re not eating clean, here’s why you may want to start, especially if you live with a digestive disorder such as IBS or Crohn’s.

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Topics: eating clean, gut health, healthy gut

Natural Remedies for Managing Heartburn and GERD

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 7/26/17 8:14 AM

GERD is a tougher, more chronic version of heartburn.

Heartburn and GERD – a tougher, more chronic version of heartburn – aren’t the result of you having too much acid churning in your stomach.

Rather, these conditions are caused by a lack of stomach acid, along with bacterial overgrowth in the digestive system.

Successful treatment depends on the restoration of stomach acid production and the elimination of bacterial overgrowth. In today’s blog post, we’ll look at some of natural remedies for managing heartburn and GERD.

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Topics: GERD Symptoms

How Do I Know It's IBS?

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 7/14/17 3:41 PM

Symptoms of IBS

Many symptoms that occur together characterize irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This may be confusing because symptoms can change over time. People who are experiencing a range of symptoms are often left wondering - how do I know it’s IBS?

There is a pattern to symptoms of IBS, however, and symptoms that cumulatively support the diagnosis of IBS. Let’s take a look at those symptoms and how IBS is diagnosed.

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Topics: Diagnosing IBS

Do You Need a Low FODMAP Coach or Dietician?

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 7/5/17 7:35 PM

A trained dietician can help creating an appropriate FOMAP diet for you.

Embracing a low FODMAP diet can be difficult.

Unlike going vegetarian, it’s not meant to be a permanent change. It’s also difficult to do without professional guidance. In this week’s blog post, we’ll revisit how a low FODMAP diet works, and how a low FODMAP coach such as a trained dietitian can help you make the switch.

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Topics: FODMAP

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