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New research by Staudacher et al (2011) has demonstrated the superiority of what’s known as the FODMAP diet at helping to provide relief for those suffering from IBS. The UK based study found that the FODMAP diet provided more effective symptom relief than standard dietary advice for this condition.
New study by Vivinus-Nébot M et al (2011) in Am J Gastroenterol. IBS sufferers with a more allergic background demonstrate a more severe form of this condition.
Questionnaires were used to assess IBS symptom severity and laboratory tests of gut immune functioning/activation and also the permeability of the gut. Results showed that those with more than 3 allergic factors had more severe IBS symptoms.
Dairy lactobacillus delbrueckii bacterial strains modified inflammation when tested on human intestinal cells. One of these strains was able to reduce colitis in a mouse model of intestinal inflammation.