This article is part of the IBD Index. Last updated on April 20, 2022.
The low-FODMAP diet is somewhat unique among IBD interventions because it promises to intervene in the common but oft-overlooked situation of continuing functional gastrointestinal symptoms even in the absence of inflammation.
I cover the basics and practical aspects of a low-FODMAP diet in The Low-FODMAP Diet for IBD: Everything You Need to Know. In this article, I take a deep dive into all the evidence regarding the effectiveness of a low-FODMAP diet for IBD, both from the perspective of reducing inflammation and managing symptoms. I also address the most common concern about a low-FODMAP diet: its effects on the microbiome.[Read more…] about Is the Low-FODMAP Diet Effective for IBD?