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IBS Awareness Month

What is IBS? Agonizing stomach pain. Constipation. Irritating Diarrhea. Bothersome bloating. Cramping. Gas. Oh, and don’t forget the “I need a toilet, NOW”. If any of these words brought back painful memories that you wish to forget, you aren’t alone. However, if this describes your current situation, day after day, week after week, month after …

Low FODMAP Diet

What is a FODMAP? FODMAP is an abbreviation for Fermentable Oligo‐, Di‐ and Mono‐saccharides and Polyols. For a good reason, you might see why we shorten it to FODMAP! In other words, these are short-chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols. If they digest poorly, they can ferment in the large intestine. Fermentation can draw out water …