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Prebiotics and probiotics for irritable bowel syndrome

An updated review of clinical studies found evidence for probiotics for symptom relief, but no clear superiority of any particular product. Current evidence does not strongly support the use of prebiotics.

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Digestive enzymes for functional dyspepsia
Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 18

Digestive enzymes for functional dyspepsia

Digestive enzyme supplements may be an effective way to relieve functional dyspepsia, according to a new study that builds on previous clinical research.

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Prebiotics vs. low-FODMAP Diet
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Prebiotics vs. low-FODMAP Diet

Prebiotic supplements have been shown to reduce digestive symptoms, but so has the low-FODMAP diet, which restricts prebiotics. To solve this contradiction a study compared the two strategies directly.

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Do probiotics cause brain fog?
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Do probiotics cause brain fog?

A widely reported study has been said to prove that probiotics are linked to adverse effects such as digestive problems and brain fog, but the research had important flaws.

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Gene-diet interaction may explain gut disease
Posted on Tue, 15 May 18

Gene-diet interaction may explain gut disease

A novel diet-gene interaction may help explain why some people experience digestive problems with certain carbohydrate rich foods.

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Kefir for digestive regularity
Posted on Mon, 4 Dec 17

Kefir for digestive regularity

Regularly taking the fermented food Kefir has been found to help in the treatment of constipation in some people.

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