Posts Tagged Gluten

Did My Teen’s Vegetarian Diet Cause IBS?

http:/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfnVvPMqwgg Almost every week, I see a teenager who’s become a vegetarian and suddenly they have lots of gas, bloating, or diarrhea. They’re eating healthier, but feeling worse.   Many teens adopt a plant based diet, for health or ethical reasons. While it can be a healthy

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Popular Kids Foods That Trigger IBS

Digestive issues are common in kids. Symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal cramping, constipation, and even reflux are embarrassing for kids and teens. And, this can even lead to missed days of school, poor diet, weight loss, and long-term nutritional problems. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is often the underlying

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Kids with IBS – What it Feels Like

Embarrassing gas and stomach noises, running to the bathroom in the middle of class, constant visits to the nurse’s office… Kids suffering from IBS often struggle to talk about their symptoms. Many times, they don’t even know there’s a problem. Only after countless doctor visits, medications, and

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What are FODMAPs?

IBS affects 10-15% of the population, but often goes undiagnosed. For many sufferers, their symptoms are triggered by high-FODMAPs foods.   — What Are FODMAPs? — FODMAPs is an acronym standing for: Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides, and Polyols. These are types of carbohydrates, certain starches and sugars,

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