With the right approach, irritable bowel syndrome should not be a life sentence

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With the right approach, irritable bowel syndrome should not be a life sentence

Fiona Kendall

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It is possible to resolve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and live life to the fullest

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Dietitian Fiona Kendall kicks off a new column on nutrition by discussing the problem of irritable bowel syndrome and its solutions

Key points, A low-FODMAP diet is restrictive and can have psychological and nutritional consequences if prolonged, so it should only be undertaken for two to six , Pract Green w Pale Yellow
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