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The low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome: From evidence to practice

March 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

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The Monash University research team discovered a group of short-chain carbohydrates that are either poorly absorbed in the small intestine or are completely indigestible. These carbohydrates are called FODMAPs: fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols. Their poor absorption in some people triggers IBS symptoms.

Tune into this webinar to learn how FODMAPS contribute to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and how to help your patients/clients with this complicated diet.

Learning objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the mechanisms of action and evidence for the use of the low FODMAP diet in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
  2. Understand the concepts of the 3 phases of implementing the low FODMAP diet
  3. Understand ways in which the diet could be modified to suit the needs of the individual


Dr. Caroline Tuck
Post-doctoral fellow – Queens’s University, Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit
Accredited Practising Dietitian


CPEUs are no longer available for this event.

Event Materials

 IBS symptoms, the low FODMAP diet and the Monash app that can help YouTube

Slides PDF:  The low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome:  from evidence to practice

 Slideshare link to slides “The low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome: from evidence to practiceThe low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome: from evidence to practice”

Differential Effects of FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Mono-Saccharides and Polyols) on Small and Large Intestinal Contents in Healthy Subjects Shown by MRI

Monash University Low FODMAP Diet app

FODMAP everyday

Monash University. The Low FODMAP Diet


March 29, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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