ABOUT IBS AND THE LOW FODMAP DIET: If you are one of the 15-20% of the population with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and you haven’t heard of the low FODMAP diet, you are certainly not alone. The following content will explain what the Low FODMAP Diet is and how it can be helpful for those with digestive issues.
What are FODMAPS?
THE FODMAP "ELIMINATION"
If you are feeling relief during the elimination phase, you can add back certain foods, with one of the FODMAP groups at a time, in small amounts, to see what you are most sensitive to. It's recommend to do this methodically and also with a registered dietitian. There is a good chance that after the challenge you may be able to add back and tolerate a certain amount of a food you are sensitive to in a given day, or at a particular meal, but this will vary with individuals. I will go through the dietary carbohydrates and some of the foods that contain them, but definitely consult with a complete list from a reliable source.
Download: The Monash University FODMAP App
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