Posts Tagged IBS

What is causing toddler’s diarrhea… Is it Lactose Intolerance, or Fructose Malabsorption?

Diarrhea is a common problem for young kids. They get frequent loose, watery stools; without any other symptoms. In fact, there’s a term for this – “Toddler’s Diarrhea”. It even has a diagnostic code for billing!   So, what causes Toddler’s Diarrhea and why is it a

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Food Allergies, or Intolerance?

What’s the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance? Is your child allergic to dairy or lactose intolerant? Do you have a gluten allergy or is it actually fructan intolerance?    The difference between food allergies and food intolerances is confusing. Parents often make dietary

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Is there a pill for IBS?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRu3CNdF0RI&feature=youtu.be Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Parents and children are surprised and disappointed to learn that when it comes to IBS, there’s just not a pill for that.    Most IBS medications are aimed at managing symptoms. Unfortunately, simply managing symptoms does not eliminate

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How to do a low FODMAPS diet!

Download our Low FODMAPs Recipe Kit: https://feedtosucceed.com/fodmap-recipes/   Lots of kids  struggle with frequent gas, bloating, diarrhea, heartburn, and constipation. Often, they’ve become afraid to eat. They realize foods make their symptoms flare up, but don’t know why or what foods set them off. One day, they

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Low FODMAPs Snacks: The Best and Worst Things to Eat for the Low FODMAPs Diet

Apples? Crackers? Cheese? No, no, and no. Finding healthy, low-FODMAPs snacks is hard. Mindless snacking is a guaranteed way to mess up a low-FODMAPs diet and set off IBS symptoms.    In today’s video, Betsy explains the dangers of careless snacking, why snacks and meals affect the

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What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Understanding IBS Causes and Triggers

Parents often ask “what caused my kid’s IBS? They didn’t use to have this? And why did it take so long for doctors to figure it out?   Understanding the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is complicated. We don’t really know the exact reason why some people

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Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Dietary Needs

Sports nutrition is complicated, especially for growing kids and teens. But, what happens when an athlete has food restrictions or needs a special diet?   In today’s video, Betsy explores the fundamentals of sports nutrition, takes a look at how food restrictions challenge the diets of young

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How to Talk to your Kids About Poop

Do you talk to your kids about poop? It’s a tricky subject, but it’s important to be able to talk about digestive health.   In today’s video, Betsy explains why you need to ask your kids about their digestion, how to have the conversation, when to know

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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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