Irritable Bowel Syndrome: FODMAP diet

Coffs Coast Nutrition has had great results in the management of gastrointestinal problems such as bloating, abdominal cramps, nausea, diarrhoea, constipation & wind.  These symptoms can often be relieved by modifying your consumption of FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Di-saccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols).  

  • Step 1: Find an Accredited Practising Dietitian who has a knowledge of gastrointestinal nutrition & the low FODMAP diet (not all dietitians are experienced in this area). Your dietitian can review your symptoms & suggest the best approach. You may even find that it is not necessary to restrict all FODMAPs.
  • Step 2: Consume a low FODMAP diet for around 2-6 weeks, in order to become symptom-free.
  • Step 3: After following the diet for 2-6 weeks, you will need to re-introduce foods via a specific challenge process, available from our dietitians. This will enable you to determine the exact foods that are causing your symptoms (you may be surprised)!
  • Step 4: Work with your dietitian to determine your own individual threshold to the problematic foods.