Polyols are popular as a sugar replacement.
However, some people worry that replacing sugar with sweeteners like polyols may negatively affect digestive health, metabolism and weight management.
Is this true? Keep reading to find out what polyols are and how they can affect your health.
[Last updated 30th November, 2018]
Have you been on a strict low FODMAP diet yet experienced minimal improvement in symptoms?
This is not an uncommon scenario, especially if your digestive system is super-sensitive.
It’s poossible that FODMAP stacking is the culprit.
This article runs through what FODMAP stacking is and how to ensure your meals don’t combine too many FODMAPs at once.
[Last updated 20th September, 2018]
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 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…]
[Last updated 8th November, 2018]
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterised by recurrent digestive stress.
In addition to painful physical symptoms, it can cause serious stress and anxiety if left unmanaged.
This article looks at the scientifically-proven diet and lifestyle changes for IBS treatment.[Discover More…]
[Last updated 23rd January, 2019]
Constipation is very common.
But it becomes incredibly frustrating when it’s persistent, especially when you’ve already made lifestyle changes to improve your bowel habits. Many people look to laxatives for help, but it can be hard to pick the best, most reliable product for you.
This article helps narrow down the best laxatives for constipation.[Discover More…]