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The working team worked with an international group of experts to address the role of dietary therapies in DGBI, as well as new data to support these therapies and the behavioral considerations that must be taken when making a dietary recommendation. This is an update from the previous Working Team Special Issue that was published ten years ago, prior to Rome IV being completed.


AJG-June 2022, Volume 117, issue 6


The Role of Food in the Treatment of Bowel Disorders: Focus on Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Constipation

Prashant Singh, MD, Caroline Tuck, PhD, Peter R. Gibson, MD and William D. Chey, MD
(2022). American Journal of Gastroenterology, 117:947–957. 


The Role of Food in Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction: Introduction to a Rome Foundation Working Group Series

William D. Chey, MD and Jan Tack, MD, PhD
(2022). American Journal of Gastroenterology; 117:935–936. 


Psychological Considerations in the Dietary Management of Patients With DGBI

Helen Burton Murray, PhD, Bethany Doerfler, MS, RD, Kimberly N. Harer, MD, ScM and Laurie Keefer, PhD
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol;117:985–994


Pediatric Aspects of Nutrition Interventions for Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

Samuel Nurko, MD, MPH, Marc A. Benninga, MD, PhD, Toni Solari, RD, LDN and Bruno P. Chumpitazi, MD, MPH, FACG
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol; 117:995–1009.


Optimal Design of Clinical Trials of Dietary Interventions in Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction

Heidi M. Staudacher, PhD, Chu Kion Yao, PhD, William D. Chey, MD and Kevin Whelan, PhD
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol; 117:973–984.


Mechanisms Underlying Food-Triggered Symptoms in Disorders of Gut-Brain Interactions

Karen Van den Houte, PhD, Premysl Bercik, MD, Magnus Simren, MD, PhD, Jan Tack, MD, PhD and Stephen Vanner, MD, MSc
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol; 117:937–946.


Evidence-Based and Emerging Dietary Approaches to Upper Disorders of Gut–Brain Interaction

Jan Tack, MD, PhD, Hans Tornblom, MD, PhD, Victoria Tan, MD and Florencia Carbone, MSc, PhD
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol; 117:965–972.


Evidence-Based and Emerging Diet Recommendations for Small Bowel Disorders

Anupam Rej, MBChB, BMedSci, MD, MRCP, Michael D. E. Potter, PhD, FRACP, Nicholas J. Talley, MD, PhD, FRACP, Ayesha Shah, MBBS, FRACP, PhD, Gerald Holtmann, MD, PhD, MBA, FRACP and David Surendran Sanders, MBChB, MRCP, MD, FACG, FRCP
(2022). American Journal Gastroenterol;117:958–964.


Chairs of the Working Team


William D. Chey, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Jan Tack, MD, PhD
Jan Tack, MD, PhD
Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders (TARGID)
University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

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