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Should you Try a Low FODMAP Diet?

What is a low-FODMAP diet? FODMAP is an acronym for a certain class of carbohydrates, called fermentable short-chain carbohydrates. The low FODMAP diet has been shown to reduce symptoms in around 70% of those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)1 It stands for: Fermentable Oligosaccharides (e.g. wheat, onion, garlic, pulses) Disaccharides (e.g. milk, yohgurt) Monosaccharides and […]

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Looking for a gut lovin’ alternative for Pancake Tuesdsay?

If so, you should try these kimchi pancakes! They tick all the low FODMAP, gut loving and deliciousness boxes! Kimchi has been tested by Monash, with products containing garlic and onion, and been shown to be low FODMAP in a portion of 47g.  Now don\’t get me wrong, I\’m fully au fait with pancakes with lashings of nutella and lemon and sugar or any

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Have your heard of FODZYME?

Imagine taking a supplement that can help break down FODMAPs in your foods? Well new product, the FODZYME enzyme, proposes to do just that and shows potential in the management of IBS.  It works by helping you digest three specific FODMAP components:  Fructans, found for example in wheat, onion, garlic GOS, found for example in beans

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Can coffee make IBS symptoms worse?

Caffeine is one of the world’s most commonly consumed beverages in the world! Caffeine sources and recommendations Coffee has general health benefits especially as been shown to be protective regarding heart and liver disease when consumed in moderation, which is considered 3-4 cups or up to 400mg per day. (It’s <200mg in pregnancy). Sources of

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