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Low FODMAP Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A diet low in fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols (FODMAPs) has been recommended in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In a recent randomized trial, 30 patients with IBS and 8 healthy controls were assigned to 21 days of either a diet low in FODMAPs or a moderate

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Gluten sensitivity

Many patients are placing themselves on a gluten free diet even though there is no evidence of gluten intolerance. This group has been called “non-celiac gluten sensitivity” but many gastroenterologists doubt its existence. Most of their symptoms are not replicated on double-blind food challenge,

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