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What is Food intolerance ?

Food intolerance is relatively a new concept, and can be difficult to understand. Even most doctors have a poor understanding of it, particularly when there is a mixture of signs and symptoms that do not belong in the same disease group or there is no pathological explanation. Common complaints such as headaches, bloating and tiredness …

Low FODMAP diet

What are FODMAPs? FODMAPs are short chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols naturally occurring in foods or as an additive. ¬†As a group they are known as FODMAPs (Fermentable Oliogosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols). Not all carbohydrates are considered FODMAPs and the content level also varies. Collectively they have three common properties: Incomplete digestion and absorption. …