That’s right, 15% of people suffer from IBS worldwide. Thankfully, our studies have shown that a diet low in FODMAPs can help – and that IBS isn’t a life sentence. Pioneered by Monash University, the Low FODMAP Diet is an effective treatment based on science that can help alleviate your IBS symptoms.
Of people with IBS experience relief from their symptoms with a Low FODMAP Diet.
Speak with a registered dietitian or other health professional to confirm your IBS diagnosis. Do not self-diagnose – there will be other possibilities your doctor needs to rule out to ensure your best health.
With your dietitian’s guidance, follow the three-steps of the diet. Low FODMAP treatment isn’t about cutting out entire food groups forever – it’s about observing your reaction to foods, and eventually reintroducing them to your diet in a way that suits your body.
You’re not alone with IBS. Join our community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and recipes. Download the Monash FODMAP App for an on-the-go way to make the right food choices for you – we’re here to support you on your IBS journey.
The team at Monash University developed the Low FODMAP Diet after vigorous research and testing. That means you can trust that our advice is credible. Explore our resources and educate yourself on the power of a low FODMAP diet.
Knowing how to make the right food decisions while you’re on the Low FODMAP Diet can be difficult. That’s why we’ve created the Monash Low FODMAP App – an easy way for you to check the FODMAP levels of meals, ingredients, and products.
Developed by the research team at Monash University, the Low FODMAP Diet is a short, prescribed method to control gastrointestinal symptoms associated with IBS.
Backed by extensive lab testing and research, the Low FODMAP Diet differs from most in that it's based on – and proven – by science.
It’s not a fad, and it’s not a lifelong diet. It’s just a way for sufferers of IBS to regain comfort and control.
Created by the research team at the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University, this smartphone app provides accurate information about foods that trigger IBS reactions – helping you manage your symptoms.
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