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Discuss the therapeutic actions of gamma-oryzanol as a novel food supplement and probiotic as a common food supplement used in the modulation of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

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: Discuss the therapeutic actions of gamma-oryzanol as a novel food supplement and probiotic as a common food supplement used in the modulation of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS

p : language – Discuss briefly the therapeutic actions of common novel food supplements used in the modulation of IBS

– Discuss gamma-oryzanol as a novel food supplement in the modulation of IBS , e .g . as a potent antioxidant as a regulator of the bowel movements . Give 5 examples of its benefits

– Discuss Probiotics as a common food supplement in the modulation of IBS , e .g [banner_entry_middle]

. indicating how Probiotics helps with the excess of bad bacteria dysbiosis in the Gut , and how it helps to cease diarrhea Give 5 examples of its benefits

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS ) is a common gastrointestinal dis in which the individual experiences episodes of symptoms arising from the large intestines , without the presence of any definite dis . It is characterized by the presence of a number of symptoms such as abdominal pain , bloating , discomfort , defective bowel habits , diarrhoea constipation , production of gas , distended abdomen , sensation of having evacuated incompletely , presence of mucous in the stools , etc . The symptoms tend to decrease when the individual passes stools and worsens when the individual consumes food . Several other non-specific symptoms such as nausea , vomiting , chest pain , increased urination , incomplete bladder evacuation , tiredness , malaise , etc , are also experienced . The incidences range from 7 to 17 , and the mean prevalence including undetected cases is 2 .9 to 6 .5 . The incidence is higher in females than males (61-68 . The findings seem to be similar in Australia , US and Europe . The incidence according to the sub-types includes constipation type is 16 , diarrhoea type is 21 and alternate type is 63 . In America , one out of every five adults develops IRB , but the incidences seem to be greater (Tack , J . 2006 , 701-709

The exact cause for IBS is still not understood . The intestinal wall consists of several layers of muscles that propel the digested food from the stomach to the rectum . This takes place in a co-ordinated fashion such that the relaxation and contraction of the muscles propel the food in the right direction . However , in IBB , the contractions are more forceful and prolonged causing several symptoms such as abdominal pain production of gas , diarrhoea , etc . Sometimes , the contractions may be weak and very short , leading to the stools becoming hard and dry . As the disease is seen with higher incidences in certain families potential genetic factors are also being suggested . Several factors such as alternations in the nerve control to the muscles , changes in the control of sensations to the muscles , intestinal dysbiosis , hormonal problems (because the symptoms tend to worsen around the menstrual period in women , etc . The symptoms may tend to worsen especially on consumption of certain foods (such… [banner_entry_footer]

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