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How to Manage IBS with Low FODMAP Portions

The Low FODMAP Diet is not your typical diet, nor is it really comparable to other things you may have tried in the past. It is best described as a temporary learning experiment that involves elimination, reintroduction and personalization. These three phases help IBS sufferers understand their triggers and take control of symptoms. It is […]

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Gut-Friendly Baking Essentials for the Low-FODMAP Diet

As we continue grappling with the “new normal”, many of us have taken comfort in the simple pleasures of baking. Baking provides a loose structure to our evenings, it involves the whole family, and there’s no better smell than a fresh batch of blueberry muffins hot out the oven. Though traditional recipes often call for […]

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The Dietitian’s Approach to Low-FODMAP Milk Alternatives

Milk alternatives, also called nut milks, plant-based milks, and non-dairy beverages, have become a go-to low-FODMAP staple in recent years. There are lots of great non-dairy options to choose from and while it may seem overwhelming at times, these “milks” can serve as a fun, healthy way to add variety back into your diet. As […]

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How to Choose a Low-FODMAP Cheese

Cheese is one of the more nuanced foods within the low-FODMAP diet. Some cheeses contain a higher FODMAP load than others, and you can’t always tell a low-FODMAP cheese by looking solely at the ingredient list. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend aged cheeses, as much of the lactose will have been removed […]

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How to Choose an Everyday Low-FODMAP Bread

Shopping for bread on the low-FODMAP diet can be quite the challenge, especially during the elimination phase. Most store-bought breads are made from ingredients like wheat, barley or rye flour, each of which has a limited serving size. But don’t worry! There are lots of great low-FODMAP breads out there, and I’ll help you choose […]