An estimated 20% of the adult population lives with some level of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) on a daily basis. Triggers and symptoms can vary from person to person, and some people aren’t even aware that the bloating, gas, and cramps they feel are medically significant. There are a variety of dietary modifications you can experiment with to see what foods affect you, and learn ways to keep your days IBS-free!
April is national IBS Awareness Month, devoted to promoting this particular health concern and the health professionals who can help you battle it. If IBS is a concern for you, we recommend reading IBS: Free at Last! by Patsy Catsos, MS, RD, LD. It contains one of the most effective approaches to date -- the FODMAP elimination diet