The Gut Loving Podcast is all about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the low FODMAP diet. The low FODMAP diet is a relatively new approach to effectively treat IBS symptoms and is scientifically backed up by a vast number of medical studies.
The Gut Loving Podcast is hosted by Laura Tilt (an experienced Dietitian in the UK specialising in IBS and the low FODMAP diet) and Huelya Akyuez, patient and creator of project sezamee - gut loving food (video recipes and low FODMAP events) after living with IBS for over 20 years.
Together, Laura and Huelya started The Gut Loving Podcast to help others with IBS get clear on the facts - and learn more about how to take control of their condition.
Remember: Don’t start the low FODMAP diet without consulting your doctor or low FODMAP specialised dietitian first. The content of our podcast is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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Find a FODMAP dietitian in the UK: https://goo.gl/cYySjs
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Laura Tilt (MSc, Dietitian RD)
Huelya Akyuez (project sezamee - gut loving food)
YouTube: sezamee - gut loving food (or simply 'sezamee')
Tips for Managing Christmas When You Have IBS
In this final episode of 2020, Laura & Huelya discuss strategies for managing IBS during the festive season, when symptoms can be more unsettled than normal due to festive food, drink, alcohol and stress.
SIBO: What is it? How is it treated? What's the link with IBS?
In this episode Laura talks to Anthony Hobson (an internationally renowned clinical GI scientist) about SIBO or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. This is a condition in which there’s an excess of bacteria in the small intestine which can lead to symptoms which overlap with IBS. SIBO is often misdiagnosed and treated, so in this episode Anthony explains the science and physiology behind the condition, and provides expert opinion on the correct diagnostic procedures and approaches to treatment.
IBS, Mental Health & Body Image - Lottie's Story
In this episode Laura talks to Lottie Drynan aka The Tummy Diaries about her journey with IBS, and the effects it has had both on her body image and mental health. Lottie shares her experiences in managing IBS symptoms, and the steps she has taken to come to a place of celebration for her body and all it does. This interview is both uplifting and inspiring, thank you Lottie!
Hypnotherapy for IBS, What’s the Evidence?
In this episode Laura chats to senior clinical hypnotherapist Helen Brooks aka The Tummy Whisperer, to learn more about gut directed hypnotherapy and the research supporting this therapy as a tool for symptom management in people with irritable bowel syndrome. Helen shares her knowledge of using gut directed hypnotherapy with patients, and what’s involved. As always, you’ll find all the links related to today’s episode in the show notes.
Disordered Eating & Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Is There a Link?
Renee & Laura discuss the links between eating disorders and functional gut symptoms, & why restrictive diets can be problematic as a method of managing symptoms. Renee also shares her expertise on signs of disordered eating, how to avoid nutrition misinformation online, & her top 3 nutrition myths.
Please note: we did experience static on Renee's recording, but podcasting in lockdown when you can't be together does create challenges! We hope you'll bear with it, as the information shared is valuable.
Exercise & IBS, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
In this episode Laura and Huelya discuss how exercise affects the gut, and what impact exercise has on IBS and its symptoms. We talk about what sort of exercise might be the best choice if you have IBS and what to aim for in terms of frequency.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Thank you so much but the episode with Dr Anthony Hobson. It was like he read out my medical history 😉 Some really useful advice, and good to know the research is out there to help people get rid of this chronic condition.
Essential listening for anyone wishing to learn about gut health
After receiving little support and medical advice from my own doctor, these podcast episodes have become invaluable for me.
Each episode I learn something new such as some advice or useful tips. The podcast has helped me become more educated about my gut health and also helped me feel less alone.
Laura is very calm and professional and it is great to hear from an expert in gut health.
Huelya talks openly and bravely about her own experiences which is so important in order to get a dialogue going about gut health.
Very informative, I have been listening to all the episodes! Laura is always very clear and insightful. A lot of what Hulia shares resonates with me and makes me feel less alone in having gut-related health issues. I would be interested in hearing more about SIBO please.