Digestive Health

Diet Advice for a range of digestive health issues

We can help you with your diet requirements when coping with digestive issues:

Irritable bowel syndrome

Including symptoms of

  • Abdominal discomfort or cramps
  • Bloating
  • Wind
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation

Low FODMAP diet

Are you wanting more information on a Low FODMAP diet to free yourself of unwanted bowel symptoms?

Results of research at our clinic agree with International Studies indicating that about 80% of those following the Low FODMAP diet have significant improvements in their bowel symptoms.

Let us show you how to follow a Low FODMAP diet and support you with meal ideas, recipes and shopping guides on commercial foods.

Coeliac disease and Gluten Intolerance

Expert guidance for living on a gluten free diet both at home and when eating out. Maximizing dietary calcium, iron, fibre and foods for good energy levels, bowel health, healthy bones and healthy weight.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease & Ulcerative Colitis

A complete approach to the identification and treatment of nutritional deficiencies, to achieve healthy weight and reduce symptoms.

Constipation

A total approach incorporating advice on fibre, foods. Fluids and lifestyle to help alleviate constipation.

Diverticular disease

Advice on fibre, foods and probiotics to aid bowel health.

Gastrointestinal surgery

We can help you with your diet so  you can have a healthy recovery after surgery and to help reduce the risk of bowel cancer.

Diagnosis & treatment of lactose & fructose malabsorption

Diagnostic breath hydrogen and methane testing for lactose and fructose malabsorption with individual dietary consults as a treatment package.

We work closely with Digestive Health Services in Christchurch who are the New Zealand experts in Breath testing for lactose and fructose malabsorption. To find out more on breath testing visit Digestive health services.