Low-FODMAP Diet Improves Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Altobelli2017LowFODMAPDI,
  title={Low-FODMAP Diet Improves Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Emma Altobelli and Valerio Del Negro and Paolo Matteo Angeletti and Giovanni Latella},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2017}
}
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 7-15% of the general population. A recently devised dietary approach consists of restricting foods with highly fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides, and polyols (FODMAPs), which can trigger and/or exacerbate IBS symptoms. The aim of this study is to use meta-analysis to provide an update on the randomised control trials (RCTs) and cohort studies, and examine them separately in relation to diet type. Papers were selected using the Preferred… CONTINUE READING
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