Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 27

Stanford University – Low FODMAP Diet Handout

This Stanford University Handout is informative and convenient! “Symptoms of gas, bloating, cramping and/or diarrhea may occur in those who could be sensitive to the effects of FODMAPs. A low FODMAP diet may help reduce symptoms, which will limit foods high in fructose, lactose, fructans, galactans and polyols.”  To read more … Download the Fact …

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Feb 26

FODMAP Foods Quick Reference List

Learning what you can and can’t eat on the FODMAP diet can be overwhelming, especially in the beginning.  The attached FODMAP Foods Quick Reference List will help you get used to your dietary restrictions.  Once you get used to it and stock your kitchen with only FODMAP Free foods, you can relax and know that …

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Feb 26

The Perfect Family Dinner

A great family meal … totally FODMAP Free —  Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs served over spaghetti squash, a side salad and Coconut Chiffon Spice Cake for dessert!

Feb 21

Are your IBS Symptoms treatable with the FODMAP diet?

It can be very frustrating finding the one thing that triggers your symptoms because it may not be one thing … it may be many things or the combination of things. There are also a lot of “hidden” FODMAP additives in foods … for example, most canned tomato sauces and store bought soup broths contain …

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Feb 11

Is soy lecithin low FODMAP?

I am not aware of any FODMAP-specific study about the consumption of soy lecithin, but because it is a fatty substance, it should be OK.  Soy lecithin is extracted from soybean oil. It is used as a food and drug additive (often as an emulsifier) In 1981, the Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society …

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