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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

The FODMAP Diet

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 –

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! ...
Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut (Nutrition, Vitamins and Supplements)

If you have a leaky gut, that means that your inestinal lining is damaged, and is letting through more than was initially intended. And that's where your symptoms start...... ...
Resistant Starch recipe

Resistant Starch: the recipe

Resistant starch, the recipe for gut health. Find out what it is and how to create it yourself. Support your gut microbiome. ...
17 things to improve IBS and lower stress

17 Easy Things You Can do Today: Improve Your IBS and Lower Stress

Find out which 17 easy things you can do today to improve IBS and lower stress. Work on a healthy life and a calm belly. ...
Garlic-infused olive oil

Garlic-Infused Olive Oil: Is it Safe?

Garlic-infused olive oil is a great way to add flavor to your meals when you can't eat garlic because of FODMAP or other reasons. Is it safe? ...
FODMAP Mushrooms

Mushrooms and the FODMAP Diet: Can You Eat Them?

Find out the FODMAP content in mushrooms. Which FODMAP is present in which mushrooms, and in what amount? Start enjoying mushrooms again! ...