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Alison Bell
What the FODMAP!

What the FODMAP!

What is the FODMAP diet all about? The name FODMAP refers to specific nutrients that are to be avoided under the guidelines of this diet. More specifically, it is an acronym for those nutrients. It stands for; Fermentable…              Meaning they are broken down by bacteria in the large bowel. Oligosaccharides…       Meaning few sugars. Disaccharides…           This is a double sugar molecule. Monosaccharides…      This is a single-sugar molecule. And Polyols…                      These are sugar alcohols. Catchy, isn’t it?! This diet is commonly referred to as the Low FODMAPs diet as the...

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