Fodmaps

Why do FODMAP lists contradict each other?

We all had the same frustrations in the early days of the diet. Digging around and cross-check different fodmap lists, you soon start to realize that many of them contradict each other. It can be hard to know which list to trust. What’s the reason for this? Several reasons: Many […]

Gluten and fodmaps

Let’s go back to the basics, because there’s a lot of confusion. There are a few subtleties to be aware of, but in itself, it’s quite simple. Regarding fodmaps The low fodmap diet has nothing to do with gluten, gluten is not part of the restrictions. Fodmaps are all carbohydrates […]

How is the fodmap content of food determined?

We therefore have “low”, “moderate” and “high” levels of fodmap for each ingredient, associated with very specific quantities. But how does one achieve such a level of accuracy? Who comes up with these numbers? How is it measured? J. Delorme, a dietician expert in fodmaps explains this process in her […]

Keeping a fodmap food diary

Are you thinking about the FODMAP diet, but don’t know where to start? Keeping a food journal of everything you eat can help you identify connections between what you eat and your symptoms. Whether you’re just starting out or have already begun the FODMAPs method, it’s never too late to […]

FODMAPs: all about them

Everything you need to know about fodmaps. What are FODMAPs? It is an acronym, each letter represents a family of ingredients which can cause problems. In fact, it’s all about carbohydrates, sugars, which are poorly digested and ferment in our intestines. F for fermentable, it is not a family, but […]