Tuesday, October 7, 2014

When Gluten Sensitivity Isn't Celiac Disease - NYTimes.com

 
People with irritable bowel syndrome often find that their symptoms lessen or disappear when avoiding foods rich in Fodmaps; however, it can take six to eight weeks on a low-Fodmap diet to see a significant improvement.
 
In addition to the inconvenience and added expense, a gluten-free diet can result in a poor intake of fiber and certain essential nutrients. It may be wise to consult a registered dietitian if you plan to go gluten-free.

What is chronic fatigue syndrome, and why aren’t we doing more to treat

 
 
nearly half of doctors thought that CFS was or might be psychosomatic, and 58 percent said there wasn't enough information available to help them diagnose it.