WHAT ARE FODMAPs?

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - RECIPES -

Oth­er­wise known as ‘fer­mentable oligosac­cha­rides, dis­ac­cha­rides, monosac­cha­rides and poly­ols’, FODMAPs are car­bo­hy­drates that are poorly ab­sorbed in the gut and can ag­gra­vate symp­toms of ir­ri­ta­ble bowel syn­drome. Com­mon FODMAP foods in­clude cow’s milk, yo­ghurt, onion, gar­lic, cel­ery, as­para­gus, sweetcorn, ap­ples, mango, pears, wa­ter­melon, legumes, cashew nuts, and wheat-based prod­ucts.

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