Gastrointestinal Health

Low FODMAP Diet

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been receiving a lot of attention, especially from dietary specialists. One component of food which has been found to aggravate IBS symptoms turns out to be FODMAPs (which stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols).

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