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Happy Easter! Low-FODMAP Carrot Cake Recipe

Happy Easter! Try my Low-FODMAP Carrot Cake Recipe! How to Make: Low-FODMAP Carrot Cake Wheat-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and delicious! WATCH the video! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YarCJbXHd0o] This…

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Holidays

Happy Valentines on the Low-FODMAP Diet

Fretting about whether or not you can enjoy Valentine’s Day with your sweetie this year?  Don’t fret, just be prepared ahead of time and check…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Sushi and the Low-FODMAP Diet

For anyone who is gluten intolerant, eating out for sushi can be tricky as you run the risk for cross-contamination from traces of gluten-containing…

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Why I Don’t Drink Coffee – Low-FODMAP Diet

The Low-FODMAP diet has cast a bright ray of light on the woes of many who suffer from a myriad of digestive disorders.  As…

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Pregnancy

My Pregnancy, Low Fodmap and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS lends its mark on many pregnant women, and yes, one of those fortunate ladies is me!  I am halfway through my second trimester…

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Onion and Garlic Replacements for the low-FODMAP diet!

Onions and garlic definitely seem to be one of THE hardest things for everyone to live without OR to live without accidentally eating in…

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Low FODMAP Flours and Breads!

The Low Fodmap Diet can be tricky to follow especially if you are not careful enough with what products you buy.  There are gluten-free…

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Giveaways!

Primal Pit Paste Review and Giveaway!

On FODMAP Life I talk about different natural foods and food products that are safer for us to eat.  We can’t forget about what…

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Recipes

Recipe: Low Fodmap Rosemary Chicken Salad

This delicious Rosemary Chicken Salad recipe uses only seven ingredients.  It’s lactose-free, soy-free and gluten-free! Great for picnics and parties, this make-ahead recipe can be…

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General Health

How to NOT Derail Your Diet this Holiday Season

Halloween is almost here, followed by Thanksgiving next month and Christmas after that. While many people find joy in the holiday season, for those…

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Love Feijoas? They are HIGH in FODMAPs

As recently reported by the researchers at the Monash University FODMAP laboratory, the team recently completed the testing of feijoas which contain high amounts…

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General Health

Why are the Holidays So Hazardous to Our Health?

It’s a sad statistical fact: The holidays, from Christmas to New Year’s, are a treacherous time when it comes to our health. “There’s a…

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GoodBelly Review and Giveaway!

By the banks of the Ganges River, Steve Demos had an epiphany on how he could positively impact the health of people everywhere.  He…

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Carageenan and the Low Fodmap Diet

For anyone who has a digestive issue like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), spastic colon, inflammatory bowel disease, bloating, colitis, or chronic diarrhea, there’s more…

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5 Garlic Oils to Buy – Low Fodmap Diet

AVOID GARLIC & ONIONS If you’ve been trying out the Low Fodmap diet you know that garlic and onions are a no-no as they…

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What is Non-Celiac Gluten-Sensitivity?

If you have been suffering symptoms that seem related to gluten, it may be possible that you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity.  In my case,…

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More Answers – the Low Fodmap Diet

I have been pairing up with EA Stewart, Registered Dietician and nutritionist  here in San Diego, California where we both live.  She specializes in…

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RD Tamara Duker Answers Questions about the Low Fodmap Diet

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Tamara Duker, a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition.  She knows a thing…

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IBS

Happy 4th of July! Take it Easy Today

Happy Friday!  It’s my favorite day of the year! If you’re American and celebrating America’s Birthday, July 4th weekend, please take it easy with…

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You Are Your Bacteria: How the Gut Microbiome Influences Health

Learn more about your Microbiome!

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Contest – Torie and Howard® Hard Candy!

While visiting the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, CA, an event that drew around 100,000 people and rows upon rows of booths with natural…

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Hashimoto’s Confession

I was very excited to do our first giveaway for FODMAP Life and everything looks great.  The “WIN!” tab on our Facebook page, the…

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With my Bony Arms & Hollowed-Out Face, Gluten Free was my Saving Grace… Meet Nicolas Cole

Such an awesome story! Please share

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Giveaways!

May Peppermint Tea Giveaway! Ends 5/9

I am so excited to share Heather’s Tummy Teas with you, not only because the teas help with IBS, but also because there’s a…

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10 Facts About FODMAPs

n the 90’s, Dr. Sue Shepherd developed a form of fructose malabsorption diet. Subsequently a team at Monash University, led by Professor Peter Gibson and…

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Amanda’s Crohn’s Story

FODMAP Life is about bringing people together, supporting one another and educating all about the FODMAP Diet, and what it’s like for anyone to…

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Gluten

Which Foods Contain Gluten?

If you have Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance, Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Hashimoto’s Disease or Type 1 Diabetes and cannot have any gluten and are following the…

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Delicious Gluten-Free Cookie Review!

If you are looking for foods low in FODMAPs it can be a little tricky.  The best policy is to make food at home,…

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Spices and Herbs for Your FODMAP!

Need to spice things up? Here is a list of Low FODMAP herbs & spices and how they are used around the world: Allspice…

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6 FODMAP Friendly Foods to Relieve Gas

Thanks for visiting!  If you are new to our community and do not know about FODMAPs, read this post to learn more: 10 Facts About FODMAPs Try…

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Low-FODMAP Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

If you have Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis (Inflammatory Bowel Disease – IBD), you know what it’s like to have to run to the bathroom…

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FODMAP How To

How to Start the Low-FODMAP Diet

It all seems a bit confusing right?  Learning about FODMAPs, what they stand for, what they potentially do to our digestive system, which foods…

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Breath Test Round 1!

So I haven’t been able to eat or drink since last night and I’m at UCSD’s gastroenterology department. What’s on the TV? Dozens of…

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I LOVE Cheese! What Can I eat on Low-Fodmap?

Lactose is on the high FODMAP list and if you malabsorb lactose, a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products, you should limit…

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Out to Eat – Brazil Style!

Being married to a Brazilian, I have the wonderful opportunity to enjoy an exciting culture – the people, music, food, dancing the samba –…

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Oh Really? FODMAP Facts to Know

These are a couple of things I have learned along the way with my own day-to-day life with FODMAP: Just because a food is…

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Understanding FODMAP

The term FODMAP is an acronym, deriving from “Fermentable, Oligo-, Di , Mono-saccharides And Polyols“.  It comes with a list of vegetables that are to be AVOIDED which puts a damper…

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Giving FODMAP a Try!

I am going to give FODMAP  a try.  I have been living in digestive hell now for too long and I have also cut…

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