The low FODMAP diet is notoriously restrictive - but effective! So many favourite foods are restricted on the low FODMAP diet, especially high fiber plant foods, leading many of our clients to ask about options for low FODMAP nuts, and wondering most importantly - is peanut … [Read more...] about Low FODMAP Nuts: Is Peanut Butter Low FODMAP?
In this post we are going to dive into what is the difference between food allergy and food intolerance and, most importantly, why you should care about the distinction! If you’re hoping to learn more about allergies or intolerances - this article is for you. Let’s cut out the … [Read more...] about What Is The Difference Between Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?
How does peppermint oil impact digestion? Peppermint oil has been used for hundreds of years as a natural remedy for many GI symptoms (for nausea, indigestion, etc) (1). You may have memories of people around you using peppermint tea or peppermints to settle their stomach. If … [Read more...] about How to Use Peppermint Oil For IBS, and Does it Work?
And should you take probiotics with antibiotics? Probiotics have been the talk of the town lately in the media world and come with all kinds of claims like improved digestion, better immune function, reduced inflammation, increased diversity and more. We’ll get into all of … [Read more...] about What Is the Impact of Antibiotics on Gut Health, Really?
Low FODMAP Fruit Without a doubt, one of the biggest challenges that I hear from clients about the low FODMAP diet are the restrictions around fruit. Fruits contain a variety of different FODMAPs, particularly excess fructose and sorbitol. In fact, all fruits contain the … [Read more...] about Low FODMAP Fruit: What Fruits Can You Eat on a Low FODMAP Diet?