The low FODMAP diet can be incredibly helpful to learn which foods trigger IBS symptoms. However, it can feel like you are limited in the types of foods you can eat and can feel like you are missing out on both flavours and variety. Getting variety in the diet is so important. Here we outline key nutrients that are important to include in your low FODMAP diet, and ways to add flavour & variety.
Meeting our daily iron requirements is important to prevent conditions such as iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia. While it can be tricky to find iron sources on a low FODMAP diet (especially when vegetarian/vegan) there certainly are a number of suitable iron-rich foods you can include in your daily intake.
Most people have felt bloated at some point in their lives. For some, it resolves itself in a short time, whereas for others it can last longer and have a significant negative impact on their quality of life.
Calcium is a mineral which is essential for strong bones and teeth. You can still reach your calcium target if you are following a lactose-free, vegan or dairy free diet, however you do need to know what your best food sources are.
Coeliac Awareness Week is all about raising awareness of Coeliac Disease. Being a gut health dietitian, I ask every client I see if they have been tested for coeliac disease. This is because the symptoms of coeliac disease can overlap with many other gut disorders (such as IBS) and if left undiagnosed/untreated, coeliac disease can lead to many complications and health issues.
Usually when people experience tummy troubles from dairy, they rule it down to lactose intolerance. However, it could really be a milk protein intolerance. If consuming dairy seems to be contributing to digestive issues, it is important to determine what component of dairy is causing the issue.
Long gone are the days when the only questions we had about milk were whether to choose low fat or full fat. Now, you’ll find both the refrigerated and long-life shelves stocked up with almost every variety of milk (or
These Teriyaki Soba Noodle Bowls are quick to make and full of flavour, fibre and texture. This recipe is Low FODMAP and vegan using tamari flavoured tofu as the main protein. You can easily change the protein to chicken or
A common misconception of the low FODMAP diet is that there is only one way to prescribe it – when, like all dietary modifications, there are many nuances. The FODMAP gentle approach is an emerging concept that stems from practitioners
Grains are an essential part of the diet, and the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend for adults to consume 4-6 serves of grains daily. Not all grains can be consumed in large amounts on the low FODMAP diet as some of