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Welcome to the Positive Gut Blog!

The gut health blog with reliable information about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the FODMAP diet, gluten-free eating, and how to deal with all other gut symptoms!
Written by Manon, a registered dietitian from the Netherlands who specializes in gut health!

– Featured Articles –

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

For a long time, the problem with IBS was, that it was perceived as something you could not change, and just had to deal with. Luckily, times have changed and this is not the case anymore...... ...
FODMAP check labels


If you came across this page, chances are you actually were specifically looking for information on the FODMAP-diet. In the last years, this diet has gained a lot of attention in the Irritable Bowel Syndrome community. This is because it can help 75% of the people with IBS relieve their symptoms...... ...

IBD: Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

Nutrition and lifestyle can improve the disease course of Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Find out how! ...
Butyrate food

How to Get Butyrate From Food

Butyrate is essential for health. It lowers inflammation, supports the immune system, and restores leaky gut. But where to get butyrate from food? ...

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– Latest Articles and Recipes –

Onion substitute fodmap

Onion substitutes on the FODMAP diet

How to replace onion on the FODMAP diet? Discover tasty onion substitutes that will keep your belly calm and your tastebuds happy! ...
Postbiotics Positive Gut

Postbiotics: What is it, and are they good for health?

Find out everything you want to know about postbiotics. What are they? Are they healthy? How do you use them? ...
Dysbiosis definition

The Definition of Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is commonly mentioned as the reason for many health issues. But what is the definition of dysbiosis? And how to improve it? ...

Corn and the FODMAP diet

Find out which corn products are allowed during the FODMAP diet, and what their low FODMAP portion sizes are. ...
Dietitian FODMAP

Dietitian on the FODMAP diet, my experience

Find out about the experience of a gut health dietitian on the FODMAP diet and how she build up a tolerance to her FODMAP triggers. ...
FODMAP fructans

The FODMAP diet: Fructans

A big and complicated group of the FODMAP diet is the oligosaccharides, fructans. Let's dive deeper into what they are and where to find them! ...