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Vegan

Fig Finds: Vegan Snacks

Plant-based diets are gaining in popularity and the food industry is rising to meet this need. A vegan diet is one that excludes all animal products including meat, dairy, eggs, and seafood. Though some food products may look vegan at first glance, they may still contain certain food additives and stabilizers that are derived from […]

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Introduction to a Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten-free foods and menus are popping up everywhere. This may be a blessing for those already following a gluten-free diet, but it creates questions for others. How do you know if you should be eating a gluten-free diet? What is gluten? Gluten is protein that is found in wheat, rye, and barley. Foods containing gluten […]

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Low FODMAP

Low FODMAP Label Reading

While it’s always the safest bet to eat certified low FODMAP foods when following a low FODMAP elimination diet, it’s not possible to do so all the time due to the limited number of certified products. There are thousands of untested foods throughout the world, so how can you improve your low FODMAP label reading […]

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Add Variety to a Low FODMAP Diet

From dragon fruit to lentils and millet to lactose-free kefir, it really is possible to eat the rainbow on a low FODMAP diet – as long as you watch your serving sizes. This week’s guest blogger, Antonella Dewell, RDN, gives her best tips for adding variety. Enjoy!

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Low FODMAP Cheese

It’s a happy day when people discover they can still eat cheese on a low FODMAP diet! Lactose is the FODMAP of concern when it comes to dairy products like cheese. Fortunately, many cheeses are considered low lactose, especially aged cheeses. But how do you know which cheeses are low enough in lactose to be considered low FODMAP cheese? It’s really quite simple!

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Low FODMAP Snacks

If you’re following a low FODMAP diet, I’m sure you are familiar with the portion size restrictions around some of your favorite foods. You may find that your meals are a bit smaller than they were before, leaving you feeling hungry in between meals. How do we feed that hunger while still adhering to the low FODMAP diet? Let’s take a look at how to enjoy snacks while on a low FODMAP diet.

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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!

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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.

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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?

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