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How To Start On The Low FODMAP Diet

How to start on the low FODMAP diet

So you’ve been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and have been told to start on the low FODMAP diet? As a dietitian, I’m thrilled that more people are being referred in the direction of ‘food first, medication second’ for IBS management. In fact, the low FODMAP diet has been shown to improve symptoms in approximately 50-75% of patients who implement it under dietitian supervision and support. However, the majority of patients suggested to follow the low FODMAP diet are not given the resources and tools needed to implement it safely and effectively! Awareness is growing around the low FODMAP diet – and with that, so too are the resources and foods available to help patients get started on the low FODMAP diet. Today, in partnership with Rachel Pauls...

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Low FODMAP Treats

A low FODMAP diet is often misinterpreted as a strict 'healthy food' diet that doesn’t allow for treats and sweets. While it is true that many savory and sweet desserts do contain high FODMAP ingredients, there are many you can still enjoy. Following a low FODMAP diet should not mean that you can't enjoy delicious goodies! How to Pick a Low FODMAP Treat It is important to look at the ingredients when choosing sweets. Often an ingredient can be known by more than one name, or it is unclear in what quantity you may be able to consume a moderate FODMAP food. Ingredients including, but not limited to high fructose corn syrup (or gluose-fructose), honey, and agave syrup are high in FODMAP compounds, but ingredients like sugar,...