Tag Archives: "LOW FODMAP"

Are Natural Flavourings High FODMAP?

If you are doing the low FODMAP diet then you will be scrutinising every food label. You will have noticed that many foods contain ‘natural flavourings.’ This can be rather confusing when all the other ingredients are clearly labelled. This can lead to …

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Is Soy Low or High FODMAP?

If you are on the low FODMAP diet, you will find soy confusing. You will be thinking that soya milk is lactose free but then confused because some people say to avoid it. You may also be thinking that you need to find gluten free Soya sauce, but this i …

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How To Avoid IBS Flare Ups on Holiday

Most people will look forward to a holiday but for the IBS sufferer you will be thinking ‘how do avoid IBS flare ups on holiday.’ It really isn’t fair that you have to suffer with gut problems while everyone else just relaxes and eats what they want to …

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What is FODMAP Stacking?

If you are following the low FODMAP diet then you may be wondering what is FODMAP stacking? FODMAP stacking is something that you must understand fully to avoid making mistakes through the low FODMAP process. This article explains what FODMAP stacking …

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Lemon – Low FODMAP

http://www.compoundchem.com The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) …

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a newer addition to the low fodmap family – although particular attention needs to be made concerning which parts are low fodmap. Growing conditions and plant storage of FODMAPs affects the fodmap content of foods. A good example here is th …

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The Aubergine

Aubergines have to be my favourite vegetable. I love that they marry well with other vegetables such as tomato and potato. They have a velvety texture and a creamy taste and more than earn their title as the vegetarian steak. Although in some quarters …

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An alternative low fodmap Christmas cake

If you have fructose malabsorption and/or fructans malabsorption and you are really missing a Christmas celebration cake – look no further. Christmas cake is exceptional – like the Wedding cake, but in recent years the heavy fruit cake has gone out of …

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Meat free Sausages – Low fodmap

This recipe was devised as a result of trying to find low fodmap meat-free sausages and failing to find a suitable option easily. They are very tasty – although they do not taste the same as standard sausages – perhaps they are better as a result, give …

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Which Sweeteners Are Low FODMAP? Dietitian Advice For IBS

Introduction Low FODMAP sweeteners are an important consideration for those with digestive problems.  Some sweeteners are sugar alcohols or ‘polyols’, a type of FODMAP. Even if you don’t actively add sweeteners into your food and drinks, they are commo …

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