Irritable bowel syndrome
Jane is a trained dietitian with a PhD in biochemistry and over 20 years’ experience in the area of nutrition research. Her primary focus has been assisting with the development of new diet therapies to treat and control diet-related gastrointestinal dysfunction. With Professor Peter Gibson, she pioneered a new area of carbohydrate research involving poorly absorbed short chain carbohydrates called FODMAPs. Jane has helped to establish the laboratory techniques to quantify the FODMAP sugars in foods in order to assemble comprehensive FODMAP food composition tables.
Jane Muir's Articles
FODMAP: An appetite for success
Five years on, Monash's FODMAP app continues to change the lives of IBS sufferers.
Is gluten getting a bad rap?
Got a stomach ache? Gas? Bloating? New research shows gluten might not be the culprit after all.
Hypnotherapy hope for IBS
Worldwide it's estimated that 11% of the population has IBS* with more women suffering than men. Hypnotherapy treatment may turn out to be a major part of the solution.