Evidence-based Dietary Management of Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms: The FODMAP Approach

Peter R Gibson; Susan J Shepherd


J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010;25(2):252-258. 

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The low FODMAP diet provides an effective approach to the management of patients with functional gut symptoms, with an increasing evidence base. It is a dietitian-delivered diet that achieves a high degree of compliance. It provides relief of global symptoms in the majority of patients with IBS and offers improvement in functional gut symptoms in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. It warrants widespread application.


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