Leaky gut syndrome has had a lot of air time recently – and with seemingly good reason! It’s been claimed that leaky gut syndrome is the culprit behind a host of medical conditions, from IBS to auto immune diseases. But
How to tackle the Low FODMAP Diet as a vegetarian
The main concerns of the low FODMAP diet are lack of variety and inadequacy of vital nutrients – precisely why following it strictly is only recommended for up to 6 weeks. This situation can be harder to avoid for vegetarians,
Fructose vs Fructans – are they the same thing?
While they are both FODMAPs, fructose and fructans are quite different. Fructose is a monosaccharide (mono meaning one, saccharide meaning sugar (carbohydrate) molecule) and usually, our bodies are quite good at absorbing it. There are two ways it does this: