Tag: fodmaps

FODMAP Stacking Explained: Do Your Food Combinations Trigger Symptoms?

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[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.

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Sorry, Your Gluten Sensitivity Is Actually A Fructan Intolerance

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[Last updated 20th September, 2018]

Joe Leech dietitian and nutritionistMillions 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…]

Best Laxatives for Constipation: Your Complete Guide (Updated for 2019)

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[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…]