All articles about FODMAP Diet, page 2
Do you often experience digestive stress after eating certain foods?
Can the discomfort be so severe that it affects your day-to-day activities?
The link between foods and digestive disorders is well recognised, and there is a good chance that FODMAPs – small carbohydrates in certain foods – are the culprit.
As a food intolerance dietitian, I’ve seen how remarkable a low-FODMAP diet can be for people with chronic gastrointestinal symptoms… things like recurrent bloating, gas, cramps, diarrhea or constipation. This diet is one of the natural ways known to alleviate such chronic symptoms.
There’s also many new case studies suggesting it can help with several other chronic health conditions too.
If you’re keen to learn more, and maybe even try a low FODMAP diet for yourself, this 3,000 word beginner’s guide is a great place to start.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Do you follow a low FODMAP diet?
If so, be prepared for the inevitable… You’ll have to explain yourself at some stage at a party or social event.
This can quickly become tedious and frustrating – even embarrassing – but it doesn’t have to be.
Use this simple explanation to avoid anymore awkward and confused looks from your friends and family.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 7th March, 2023]
Millions of people voluntarily avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat-based foods like bread, cereal and pasta.
Those with a wheat allergy, celiac disease (about 1% of the population) and certain other autoimmune conditions get very sick if they eat it.
However, an extra 12% of people report digestive symptoms after eating gluten-containing foods… despite not having a wheat allergy or celiac disease.
But new research from Norway suggests it’s not gluten that causes issues for these people… it’s a FODMAP called fructan.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 14th August, 2018]
Ongoing digestive problems are actually really common.
For most people they are caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Nine past sufferers have kindly shared what one change helped them to overcome digestive problems, other than the low FODMAP diet.
Let’s hear their before and after stories now…[Discover More…]
[Last updated 22nd November, 2018]
You’ve completed the low FODMAP elimination and reintroduction phases.
The next step involves creating your modified FODMAP diet, which is a personalized maintenance plan to keep your gut healthy and happy for the long term.
This article gives you a step by step rundown on developing your modified FODMAP diet.[Discover More…]
This is a complete list of foods that have virtually undetectable levels of FODMAPs.
That means you can eat them “freely”.[Discover More…]
[Last Updated 3rd September, 2023]
This is a giant list of what foods to eat, and what foods to avoid when following a low FODMAP diet.
Print or save to your phone to use as a quick-reference guide when shopping or cooking. I’ve attempted to list foods in both US and UK/Aus names, with US first.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 3rd September, 2023]
Do you suffer from symptoms of food intolerance?
Or have you been diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)?
If so, a low FODMAP diet is the only proven method to discover what foods trigger your symptoms.
I’ve rounded up 44 delicious low FODMAP recipes to help you get started. Recipes are categorised under breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts.
Click the recipe photo or name below for the full instructions and more photos.[Discover More…]
[Last Updated 7th of March, 2023]
Do you experience digestive stress almost every single day?
Does it make you feel not only physically tired, but emotionally exhausted too?
If you know or suspect a chronic food intolerance could be causing you to feel this way – and are determined to discover exactly what those problem foods are – this sample meal plan is for you.
The 7-Day Low FODMAP Diet Plan For IBS is a Dietitian-made plan that helps you temporarily eliminate FODMAPs from your diet, which are a proven trigger of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
It’s designed to give you some ideas and take the stress and guesswork out of your meal-planning.
[Last updated 6th May, 2023]
The FODMAP rechallenge and reintroduction plan is arguably the most important part of a low FODMAP diet.
The aim is to learn what your individual tolerance level is to different FODMAPs, and reintroduce some of your favourite foods as well.
Additionally, it’s not healthy to just eliminate all FODMAPs in your diet for an extended period of time.
In order to rechallenge and reintroduce FODMAPs successfully, it must be approached in a systematic fashion.
This is a detailed overview and FAQ of the entire process.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 5th November, 2018]
This is the second week of the 14-Day Low FODMAP Diet Plan For IBS.
As with the first week, this Dietitian-made plan helps you temporarily eliminate FODMAPs from your diet, which are a proven trigger of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).[Discover More…]