Personalized nutrition is still in its infancy but it is an increasingly important area of research that may one day help us better plan nutritional interventions to ensure a better response from patients.

A diet low in FODMAPs (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols) has been studied mostly in the context of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and is known to reduce functional gastrointestinal symptoms in this population. In addition, altering FODMAP intake appears