Gut Feelings Pesto You need: 1 bunch basil (leaves only); ½ cup pine nuts; ½ cup grated parmesan; 1 tablespoon garlic infused oil; 2 tablespoons olive oil; boiling water. What to do: Place basil leaves, nuts and cheese in blender or whizzer and make into a paste. Gradually add in oil until smooth. Add small […]
Good Gut Pasta (low FODMAP) now available Good Gut Pasta has been specially formulated for people who do not tolerate wheat pasta – those who have IBS or suffer from bloating after eating too much wheat. Made from Australian Sunrice flour and fresh eggs, Good Gut Pasta looks, cooks and tastes for all the world […]
Gluten free or low FODMAP – which is harder to follow? We had a lovely couple stay with us recently, one of whom has coeliac disease and one who suffers with irritable bowel syndrome. I bought gluten free stock but it contained onion and garlic (high FODMAP). I bought rice noodles but on closer inspection they […]
If you know that you don’t tolerate wheat but want to know for once and for all if you are intolerant to the gluten in wheat or the carb part of wheat (FODMAPs), then here is a simple test. Do not complete this test if you have been diagnosed with coeliac disease and I [...]
On a recent holiday to Queensland it seemed we could not look in any direction without seeing a promotional banner for Açaí bowls, pink Pataya bowls or Cocowhip. The mother in me almost fainted when I saw the prices of these breakfast/snack menu options and the dietitian in me was astounded by the enormous serving […]
In the previous blog in this series we learnt about how Ellie’s sensitive gut issues became interwoven with her increasingly evident sensory issues. The key lessons were: “Fussy” or “picky” eating can be a very early indicators of either food sensitivities, sensory issues or both. Antibiotics can temporarily relieve symptoms by reducing numbers of harmful […]
In our second blog post in the FODMAPs for kids with sensitive tummies series we shared the experiences of a family with a child who has both sensory issues and a sensitive gut. In this instalment of Ellie’s story we will hear about how the sensitive gut issues became interwoven with her increasingly evident sensory issues. Julie […]
Back to the beginning Last week I shared a blog post from a Mum who has very generously offered to share the story of her young daughter’s early life journey and how their family has navigated the world of child health and digestives issues. This week we go back to the beginning, to hear about […]
It seems to me that the emotional pain suffered by parents can be equally as traumatic as the pain suffered by their children who have digestive issues and abdominal pain. The parents of most children who I consult with for abdominal pain, constipation and sensory issues related to food have trialled dietary approaches such as […]
Figs – beautiful juicy purple figs. Why had I not thought to try one before? As I walked in to my office I observed one of my co-workers slicing up a delicious looking fig and placing it in her mouth. She closed her eyes and moaned. Immediately my thoughts went to the old classic movie […]
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Good Gut Group
Based in NSW (Australia), the Good Gut Group is a new company that has developed a novel dough concept to offer superior functional bread and related grain products that are well tolerated by consumers with IBS. Good Gut Group
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As part of our commitment to giving you the best possible dietary advice for managing IBS, we follow the international research that has been completed. For those who are interested in hearing more about the evidence base for our dietary recommendations you can find our research library here.