Sensitivity to wheat, gluten and FODMAPs in IBS: facts or fiction?

  title={Sensitivity to wheat, gluten and FODMAPs in IBS: facts or fiction?},
  author={Roberto De Giorgio and Umberto Volta and Peter R. Gibson},
  pages={169 - 178}
IBS is one of the most common types of functional bowel disorder. Increasing attention has been paid to the causative role of food in IBS. Food ingestion precipitates or exacerbates symptoms, such as abdominal pain and bloating in patients with IBS through different hypothesised mechanisms including immune and mast cell activation, mechanoreceptor stimulation and chemosensory activation. Wheat is regarded as one of the most relevant IBS triggers, although which component(s) of this cereal is… 

Sensitivity to wheat , gluten and FODMAPs in IBS : facts or fi ction ? Roberto

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