One lady wrote: “I have had chronic insomnia for 30+ years which has worsened in the last 12-18 months. I have found a clear link between certain foods and drinks containing preservatives and being awake till 5 am in the morning. I discovered a dietitian who helped me with a low chemical elimination diet and […]
My wonderful colleague Ashleigh Jones and I presented a workshop for Queensland dietitians on, “If not FODMAPs, then what?” We presented how diet investigation in IBS can be personalised right from the start by noting what symptoms and what suspect foods each person has. It was wonderful to see so many dietitians interested in diet […]
The down-side to being on a low chemical diet is that a few important foods may not be as easy to get or be in short supply. The up-side is that you eat your own favourite shorter-than-average list of foods. Changes may mean you test some low risk useful foods you may not have been […]
I am writing to let you know about my latest book Your Diet for Your IBS. It is now there to help you if you have IBS, and you can share it with all your contacts who may have IBS or know people who do. Most people who put up with various discomforts with their […]
Food sensitivity is complex. There are known unknows and probably unknown unknowns! Can we cope with what looks complex in science. I presented a talk on this topic on ABC radio. See http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/food-sensitivity-and-the-known-unknowns/9185042 You can see I do have some hope for the future.
In some ways it is becoming harder to manage food away from home. More food is already marinaded or the chips are already coated with a beer batter. More salads include rocket and other bitter lettuces. There is more recognition of the need for wheat-free foods but those foods are more highly flavoured. It is […]