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Alcohol on the Low Fodmap diet

Alcohol on the Low Fodmap diet

Perhaps not surprisingly, one of the most common questions we get asked is if alcohol is able to be consumed on the Low FODMAP diet. Many IBS sufferers already feel much less social than they would like to be and having an after work drink […]

How to keep herbs fresh in the fridge

How to keep herbs fresh in the fridge

Do you buy herbs, use them for one recipe and then have them dry out only to be thrown away? Its actually very simple to keep herbs fresh and able to be used for anywhere up to one to two weeks.  This method works for […]

Cellulose: The Wood Pulp in Your Shredded Cheese

Cellulose: The Wood Pulp in Your Shredded Cheese

Often when following the Low FODMAP diet, cheese becomes a go-to food. With hard cheeses containing Low FODMAP levels and the addition of many lactose free products to supermarket shelves in recent years, cheese is a Low FODMAP staple. Cheese is a great way to […]

Substitutions on a Low Fodmap diet

Substitutions on a Low Fodmap diet

A huge frustration for people following the Low Fodmap diet is seeing recipes they ‘can’t have’ or focusing on the foods that a re restricted as opposed to the ones that are not. Here we show that life on the Low Fodmap diet is far […]

Wheat and the Low Fodmap Diet

Wheat and the Low Fodmap Diet

The Low FODMAP diet restricts wheat due to wheat’s fructan content. This is often misinterpreted by people when investigating or following the Low FODMAP diet as many understand that wheat is restricted due to its Gluten content. Often, the Low FODMAP diet is perceived to […]

Breath testing for Fructose Malabsorption on the Low Fodmap Diet

Breath testing for Fructose Malabsorption on the Low Fodmap Diet

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Getting enough calcium on a Low FODMAP diet

Getting enough calcium on a Low FODMAP diet

Calcium is an important mineral our bodies need. Calcium is needed for muscle function, nerve transmission, hormonal secretion, and contraction and dilation of our arteries. All these functions require less than one percent of the body’s calcium; the remaining calcium supply is stored in the […]

How to save money on the Low Fodmap diet

How to save money on the Low Fodmap diet

Want to know how to save money on a Low Fodmap Diet? This article will help you squeeze all that deliciousness into your existing grocery budget. From meal plan strategy to specialty items, let LofoFoodie help you save save save! So, you’ve embarked on what […]

Tips and Tricks for Gluten Free Baking

Tips and Tricks for Gluten Free Baking

First let us say that we recommend approaching Gluten Free baking with a spirit of experimentation. It requires some thought in terms of which particular flour would be most suitable for the particular recipe outcome. Are you looking for something nice and solid, perhaps coconut […]

Self Care for IBS symptoms

Self Care for IBS symptoms

As you would no doubt be aware, unfortunately there is a limited amount of medical help available in order to relieve symptoms of IBS. Whilst avoidance is of course the best medicine, as we know, this is not always possible and self remedies and coping […]

Tips for eating out

Tips for eating out

There are few nicer things in life that dining out with family and friends.   Many IBS sufferers avoid eating outside of their own home due to their condition however if a few precautions are taken, dining out on a Low FODMAP diet can still be […]