fructose malabsorption

What foods should be avoided by people with fructose malabsorption?

Foods that should be avoided by people with fructose malabsorption include: Foods and beverages containing greater than 0.5 g fructose in excess of glucose per 100 g…

fodmaps role in gluten sensitivity

FODMAPs role in non-celiac gluten sensitivity

FODMAPs that are present in gluten-containing grains have been identified as a possible cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity, in place of, or…

Add custom food categories/tags to track trigger foods

Did you know you can use the Candor app to create your own food categories? There may be days or times when you do not want to…

fodmaps intestinal absorption

FODMAPs and intestinal absorption

Some FODMAPs, such as fructose, are readily absorbed in the small intestine of humans via GLUT receptors. Absorption thus depends on the appropriate expression and delivery of…

History of Low-FODMAP Diet

History of Low-FODMAP Diet

The basis of many functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) is distension of the intestinal lumen. Such luminal distension may induce pain, a sensation of bloating, abdominal distension and…

Low-FODMAP: Key Takeaways and Considerations

Low-FODMAP: Key Considerations and Takeaways

What is a Low-FODMAP Diet? A low-FODMAP diet consists of the global restriction of all fermentable carbohydrates (FODMAPs), that is recommended only for a short time. A…

What are FODMAPs? How are they relevant to GI symptoms?

FODMAPs are a group of sugars and short chain carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. They include short chain oligo-saccharide polymers of fructose (fructans)…

Most popular low FODMAP vegetables

Most popular low FODMAP vegetables

The chart below represents the top 10 most popular low FODMAP vegetables. The box sizes in the chart represent the relative popularity based on votes. To see…

8 Common Fodmap Beliefs and Insights

8 Common FODMAP Beliefs and Insights

8 Common FODMAP Beliefs and Insights “I’ve been experiencing diarrhea, bloating and abdominal pain for several months now – I must have IBS and should try a…

risks of low fodmap diet

What are the risks of low FODMAP diet?

There are a number of risks of low FODMAP diet to watch for. Professional support through physicians and dietitians is recommended before embarking on the diet. It…