Limiting FODMAP consumption for patients with IBS

Nursing. 2018 Nov;48(11):54-57. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000545020.29285.c1.

Abstract

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder affected by stress and dietary habits. This article explores the role of diets low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols in reducing IBS symptoms.

MeSH terms

  • Diet / nursing*
  • Disaccharides
  • Fermentation
  • Humans
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome / diet therapy*
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome / nursing*
  • Monosaccharides
  • Oligosaccharides
  • Polymers

Substances

  • Disaccharides
  • Monosaccharides
  • Oligosaccharides
  • Polymers
  • polyol