FODMAP Diet: What To Eat

What are FODMAP’s? FODMAP is an acronym that stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols. These are 4 different categories of poorly absorbed carbohydrates and sugars that are found in a variety of foods like fruits, vegetables, grains and milk. Oligosaccharides are compounds like fructans (onions, wheat) and galacto-oligosaccharides (legumes). An example of a disaccharide is lactose found in milk. Fructose, which is found in many fruits, particularly apples and watermelon are monosaccharides. Polyols can be found in certain fruit like apples and prunes, but are also in sweeteners (xylitol, maltitol, sorbitol) found in many sugar-free products. Whe

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