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What is the FODMAP DIET?

You may have heard of FODMAPs or the low-FODMAP diet – they’ve been getting plenty of media attention and food manufacturers have jumped on board to produce a growing number of low-FODMAP foods. But what exactly are FODMAPs and do you really need to avoid them?

What does FODMAP mean?

FODMAP is short for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols. These are short-chain carbohydrates found in certain foods. The term FODMAP was first coined

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