Nutrition communication about low FODMAP diet in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Thai healthcare practitioners

Varit Srisukthaveerat, Wittayatorn Tokaew, Supaporn Sridee, Kamon Chaiyasit

Abstract


Nowadays, communication is influential regarding the various communication channels that make the information spreading effectively to the audiences. Additionally, the senders are also another factor creating credibility to the receivers, particularly to the healthcare-related issue which is necessary to be guaranteed by the medical specialists. The Low FODMAP is a therapeutic diet which is recommended for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) patients. However, this diet has not been practiced widespread among Thai healthcare practitioners. As a matter of fact, these practitioners are familiar with a great number of diseases and closely well-educated with healthcare issues, they would significantly hold credibility affecting the medical usage to the society. Consequently, this article aims to educate all the staff in the healthcare and medical industry to gain sufficient knowledge of low FODMAP and be able to apply for further development.

Keywords: nutrition communication, Low FODMAP, IBS, SIBO



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DOI: 10.31989/bchd.v4i6.798

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