More on Low-FODMAP Diet

SO WHAT IS THE LOW FODMAP DIET? The low-FODMAP diet is the only scientifically proven diet recommended by the NHS and worldwide to relieve the symptoms of stomach issues ranging from IBS to Crohn’s disease and celiac disease. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for: Fermentable – meaning they are quickly broken down (fermented) by bacteria in the large bowel Oligosaccharides – fructans and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) (wheat, onion, garlic, beans) Disaccharides – lactose (milk, ice cream) Monosaccharides – fructose (apples, pears, honey) And Polyols – sugar alcohols, such as sorbitol and mannitol (mushrooms, apricots, gum, nori) What does this diet do? The idea is that eliminating… Read More >>>