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FODMAP Reintroduction - When, Why, and How

Reintroducing Fodmaps – Why, When, and How

Embarking on a journey towards better digestive health often involves careful consideration of food and non-food triggers. The low FODMAP diet’s initial phase identifies problematic foods. However, the often-overlooked FODMAP reintroduction phase holds the key to long-term success. In this guide, we explain the reintroduction process, providing insights that will help you build a sustainable, […]

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Flavor Without FODMAPs Part 2: Garlic Substitutes

Flavor Without FODMAPs: Garlic Substitutes

Garlic is one of the most frequently used seasonings throughout the world. It is flavorful and boasts many health benefits. However, if you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you might have a more complicated relationship with this beloved spice. Garlic, and its cousin onions, are among the most common triggers for IBS symptoms. This is

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Peppers, spicy foods, and IBS

Peppers, Spicy Foods, and IBS: What You Need to Know

Figuring out what you can eat can be a huge challenge when you have IBS. Both FODMAPs and spicy foods can be triggers. So if you enjoy peppers and other spicy foods, it is important to understand the relationship between FODMAPs, capscaicin, and IBS. In this article we cover the FODMAP content of various types

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Alcohol and IBS

Alcohol and IBS

It’s 3 PM on a Friday afternoon when your coworker proposes happy hour. You have IBS and are worried about the consequences of drinking, but you don’t want to miss out. What do you do? Alcohol is well established as a gut irritant and in IBS it is a common trigger for symptoms. But most

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Coffee and IBS

Mmmm…. coffee! Maybe you love the complex taste, nutty aroma, and the feel of a warm mug in your hands.  Or perhaps it is the jolt of energy and boost of mental clarity that keeps you coming back.  Whatever it is, for many of us coffee is the first thing we reach for in the

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The FODMAP Elimination Diet: What to Consider Before You Start

The FODMAP Elimination Diet:  What to Consider Before You Start

For those who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a low FODMAP diet can be a game changer.  The greatest benefit of a low FODMAP diet is symptom relief, but there are some major downsides too. Read on for the things you should consider before starting a FODMAP elimination diet. Be sure to discuss with

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