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Do Elimination Diets Work?

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Ideally, to create an optimal IBS diet, all you’d have to do is avoid a certain food or food group to discover whether it was triggering your IBS. Unfortunately this is usually easier said than done. It takes a great deal of time, persistence, and education to properly construct a diet that will adequately treat […]

Elimination Diet for Food Allergies

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Ideally, to create an optimal Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) diet, all you’d have to do is avoid a certain food or food group to discover whether it was triggering your IBS. Unfortunately this is easier said than done. It takes a great deal of time, persistence, and education to properly construct a diet that will […]

Elimination Diets: Are You Doing It Right?

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One major obstacle to figuring out which foods are problematic is that, even on an elimination diet, you may not have truly eliminated all of your allergenic foods. Assumptions are often made about which foods are allergenic and which foods are not. These assumptions are often wrong. Even on an elimination diet you may still […]

What is an Elimination Diet?

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Ideally, to create an optimal IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) diet, all you’d have to do is avoid a certain food or food group to discover whether it was triggering your IBS. Unfortunately this is usually easier said than done. It takes a great deal of time, persistence, and education to properly construct a diet that […]

5 Reasons Why It’s Hard to Detect Your Own Food Allergy

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Reason #1: One major obstacle to figuring out which foods are problematic is that, even on an elimination diet, you may not have truly eliminated all of your allergenic foods. Assumptions are often made about which foods are allergenic and which foods are not. These assumptions are often wrong. Even on an elimination diet you […]

Study: Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a Food Elimination Diet Followed by Food Challenge and Probiotics

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This study was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. Objective In Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the gut-associated immune system may be up-regulated resulting in immune complex production, low-grade inflammation, loss of Class I bacteria, and translocation of inflammatory mediators and macromolecules outside of the GI lumen. Since food intolerance may be one […]

Generic Dietary Changes and Elimination Diets

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If you’ve done much reading about IBS diets, then you’ve seen advice urging you to increase fiber if you’re constipated, increase fiber if you have diarrhea, cut back on sugar, drink more water, avoid lactose, avoid dairy, avoid bread, avoid red meat, cut back on yeast, reduce spicy foods, cut back on carbonated drinks and […]