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Fodmap

Fermentable Foods

Lentil Stew, Beans on toast, bean soup, cauliflower with white sauce…all delicious and healthy food options! Unfortunately, some people, like myself, just cannot eat legumes and other fermentable foods. Read below to see why. Legumes Advantages Legumes ( beans, peas, lentils, soybeans, chickpeas, peanuts) are nutritiously very healthy. They contain large amounts of protein and …

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Your Gluten Free Recovery guide-Part 3: The low fodmap diet and why you may need to go on it

What is fodmap? Fodmap stands for : “fermentable oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols“. I know, quite a mouthful. But what does it mean?! They are a collection of short chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols found naturally in food or added to food. It includes fructose, lactose, polyols (such as sorbitol and mannitol, xylitol). These High …

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