Do you eat enough fibre in your diet? Sometimes on the low fodmap diet we might find that we have inadvertently reduced our fibre intake as we cut out wheat, most legumes, certain fruit and vegetables etc, but what does this really mean for our health?
“Adequate dietary fibre is essential for proper functioning of the gut and has also been related to risk reduction for a number of chronic diseases including heart disease, certain cancers and diabetes” – Australian Government National Health & Medical Research Council.
This got me thinking lately about whether there is a relationship between fibre and IBS… and I was suprised by what I uncovered. Continue reading