A summary of the latest research and recommended reading
IBS and FODMAP diet
1 Gibson P. & Shepherd S. (2010) Evidence-based dietary management of functional gastrointestinal symptoms: The FODMAP approach. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. Feb;25(2):252-8.
2 Staudacher H. et al. (2011) Comparison of symptom response following advice for a diet low in fermentable carbohydrates (FODMAPs) versus standard dietary advice in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. J Hum Nutr Diet. Oct;24(5):487-95.
3 Barrett J. & Gibson P(2012) Fructose and lactose testing Aust Fam Physician. May;41(5):293-6.
1 Guallar E. et al. (2013) Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(12):850-851.
2 Lustig R. et al. (2012) The Toxic truth about Sugar Nature 482, 27–29 (02 February).
3 Oyebode,O et al. (2014) Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause, cancer and CVD mortality: analysis of Health Survey for England data. J Epidemiol Community Health, 31 March 2014.
Fad diets & Bad Science
1 Low Carb Diets Naude et al. (2014) Low Carbohydrate versus Isoenergetic Balanced Diets for Reducing Weight and Cardiovascular Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis . PLoS ONE 9(7): e100652.
2. Diet Cults by Matt Fitzgerald (2014).
3 Ben Goldacre Battling Bad Science.
1.Whelan K.(2011) Probiotics and prebiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a review of recent clinical trials and systematic reviews. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2011 Nov;14(6):581-7.
1. McKenzie Y.A., Alder A., Anderson W., Wills A., Goddard L., Gulia P., Jankovich E., Mutch P., Reeves L.B., Singer A. & Lomer M.C.E. on behalf of Gastroenterology Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association. (2012) British Dietetic Association evidence-based practice guidelines for the dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome in adults. J Hum Nutr Diet . 25, 260–274.
2. Cockerell K.M., Watkins A.S., Reeves L.B., Goddard L. & Lomer M.C. (2012) Effects of linseeds on the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot randomised controlled trial. J Hum Nutr Diet. Oct;25(5):435-43.