Month: October 2017

The Low FODMAP Diet – How can it help?

Firstly, what is the Low FODMAP Diet? It stands for ‘Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides and Polyols ‘ (FODMAPs) and they are short-chain carbohydrates. Usually, these carbohydrates are poorly absorbed within the small intestine and can cause discomfort. Typical foods that they can be found in, include; Oligo-saccharides: e.g. fructans (found in wheat, rye and some […]

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