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Low FODMAP

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.

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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!).

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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?

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Tips to Beat Holiday Bloating

It’s the holiday season and though it’s a fun, joyful time of year, it can also exacerbate digestive woes brought on by too much food and alcohol, the wrong types of food, and overall stress levels. If you suffer from IBS or SIBO, you are likely all too familiar with the sensation of bloating. Many people suffer from bloating at this time of year whether they have IBS or not. Fortunately, there are some self care remedies that can help minimize the bloat and get you zipping your pants again in no time!

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Low FODMAP Holiday Recipe Round-up

If you’re on a low FODMAP diet, planning for holiday meals can feel daunting. You may be fretting that you need to miss out on your favorite, traditional holiday dishes. This is understandable because many traditional holiday meals are made with wheat, onions, garlic, dairy, and other high FODMAP foods. But despite this, you need not worry! There are so many wonderful low FODMAP recipes online for just about any holiday dish you can think of.
In this recipe roundup, we’ve chosen recipes from reputable sources so we know they are made with low FODMAP ingredients and are sure to be delicious, too.

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Low FODMAP Thanksgiving Recipes

There’s always an added element of stress when it comes to being on a restrictive diet around the holidays. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy a delicious holiday meal! It also doesn’t mean you have to give up your low FODMAP diet entirely and suffer the consequences later. So whether you’re having a family get together or just treating yourself, there are many wonderful recipes available to provide perfect substitutes for traditional high FODMAP favorites. And I’m here to make your life a little easier by rounding up some of the best low FODMAP Thanksgiving recipes from trusted sources around the web!

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