Restaurants on a Low FODMAP diet

Low FODMAP restaurants: Tips for eating out low FODMAP

When you first start a low FODMAP diet, you may wonder, “Can I ever eat out at a restaurant again?” While the diet is certainly easier to follow when cooking at home, that does not mean you have to cook every single meal for the duration of elimination and reintroduction. Let’s dive into eating out low FODMAP and explore some low FODMAP restaurants!

How to Make a Low FODMAP Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? You may be disheartened to think you can’t have pizza while on a low FODMAP diet, because they are generally filled with all things FODMAP: wheat, onions, and garlic to name a few. But fear not: it is still possible to make a delicious, tummy-friendly pizza.

Alcohol on the Low FODMAP diet

Alcohol on the Low FODMAP Diet

It seems like every social event or gathering revolves around the same two things: food and drinks. We know that balancing a social life while trying to strictly adhere to the low FODMAP diet can be a challenge. But how does alcohol fit into the equation? Or does it fit into the low FODMAP diet?

Low FODMAP Serving and Portion Sizes

Understanding Low FODMAP serving sizes

When it comes to a low FODMAP diet, portions do matter! If you’re just getting started on the elimination phase of the diet and not seeing the results you had hoped for, it’s possible you’re not paying enough attention to serving sizes. Many “low FODMAP foods” become high FODMAP at larger serving sizes. Check out our handy guide to deciphering portions on the Low FODMAP diet.

How to find a low FODMAP protein powder

Choosing a Low FODMAP Protein Powder

Protein powders are great after a long workout. They’re also a way to give a protein boost to your favorite smoothies to help you feel full longer. Whatever your reason for choosing protein powders, you have to be especially cognizant of ingredients when following a Low FODMAP diet. Let’s dive into choosing the Low FODMAP protein powder that works best for you (and your gut!).

Which breads are Low FODMAP

How to Find a Low FODMAP Bread

Ah bread! One of the staples of our diets enjoyed throughout the world. But when you’re on a low FODMAP diet and staring out at a sea of hundreds of breads on the grocery shelf, how do you know which ones are low FODMAP?

list of ingredients with lactose that are not lactose free

Which foods contain lactose?

Lactose is a type of simple sugar and a FODMAP found naturally in milk and milk products. It’s broken down by an enzyme called lactase. Some people do not naturally produce lactase; this results in an inability to digest lactose (also known as lactose intolerance).

Guide to Reintroduction

Guide to Low FODMAP Reintroduction

Now it’s the exciting time to reintroduce some of those favorite high FODMAP foods you’ve been missing back into your diet. The goal of the reintroduction phase is to learn which FODMAPs trigger your symptoms and in what quantities.

Low FODMAP Elimination

How to start a Low FODMAP Elimination Diet

Congratulations on your decision to start a Low FODMAP diet! Since the diet has been shown to improve IBS symptoms in 60-80% of people who follow it correctly, chances are good that you’ll experience at least some relief. Today, I’m going to talk about the first phase: the Low FODMAP Elimination Diet.

What is a Low FODMAP diet?

What are FODMAPs and a Low FODMAP diet?

If you are like most people researching a Low FODMAP diet, chances are your doctor handed you a sheet of paper about the diet or told you to look it up online. That was my experience many years ago as a patient. Even though I was a dietitian, I was left feeling confused and overwhelmed. To begin with, what the heck does that weird sounding name even mean?