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Low Fodmap Foods

On this page you can find a list of low FODMAP foods that have been tested and considered safe for the Elimination stage of the Low FODMAP diet.  Despite being rated as ‘green’ foods, some must be considered green only in certain quantities.  Portion control plays a crucial role on the Low FODMAP diet.

Clicking on the image below will enable you to download the Lofofoodie Low FODMAP foods “Cheat Sheet”.  This cheat sheet provides a basic overview of foods that are the ‘safest’ go-to foods on the elimination diet.  This is a handy cheat sheet to have on your fridge or in your bag.

Further down the page is a more detailed list of the foods that are considered Low in FODMAPs and also includes recommended portions.
 

low fodmap foods

 

Lofofoodie highly recommends purchasing the Monash Low FODMAP smartphone app.  The Low FODMAP diet is constantly evolving and foods are being tested and re-tested on-going.  The Monash app allows you to keep up with these changes. We also advise against undertaking this programme without the help of a trained Low Fodmap dietitian that tailor your Low Fodmap plan to your individual needs.

The table below contains a list of low FODMAP foods that have been tested and considered safe for the Elimination stage of the Low FODMAP diet. This is a compilation of the foods that have been tested at the time of publishing and can be used as a reference point when navigating your way through the Low FODMAP diet.

 

Complete Low FODMAP Foods List

VEGETABLES & LEGUMES

Alfalfa
Bamboo shoots
Bean sprouts
Beetroot, canned and pickled
Bok choy / pak choi
Broccoli, whole – 1 cup
Broccoli, heads only – 1 cup
Broccoli, stalks only – 1/2 cup
Brussel sprouts – 1 serving of 2 sprouts
Butternut squash – 1/4 cup
Cabbage, common and red up to 1 cup
Callaloo
Carrots
Celeriac
Celery – less than 5cm of stalk
Chicory leaves
Chick peas – 1/4 cup
Chilli – if tolerable
Chives
Cho cho – 1/2 cup diced
Choy sum
Collard greens
Corn / sweet corn – if tolerable and only in small amounts – 1/2 cob
Courgette
Cucumber
Eggplant / aubergine
Fennel
Green beans
Green pepper / green bell pepper / green capsicum
Ginger
Kale
Karela
Leek leaves
Lentils – in small amounts
Lettuce:
Butter lettuce
Iceberg lettuce
Radicchio lettuce
Red coral lettuce
Rocket lettuce
Marrow
Okra
Olives
Parsnip
Peas, snow – 5 pods
Pickled gherkins
Pickled onions, large
Potato
Pumpkin
Pumpkin, canned – 1/4 cup, 2.2 oz
Radish
Red peppers / red bell pepper / red capsicum
Scallions / spring onions (green part)
Seaweed / nori
Silverbeet / chard
Spaghetti squash
Spinach, baby
Squash
Sun-dried tomatoes – 4 pieces
Swede
Swiss chard
Sweet potato – 1/2 cup
Tomato – canned, cherry, common, roma
Turnip
Water chestnuts
Yam
Zucchini
FRUIT

Ackee
Bananas, unripe
Bilberries
Blueberries
Breadfruit
Carambola
Cantaloupe
Cranberry – 1 tbsp
Clementine
Dragon fruit
Lingonberries
Grapes
Guava, ripe
Honeydew and Galia melons
Kiwifruit
Lemon including lemon juice
Lime including lime juice
Mandarin
Orange
Passion fruit
Paw paw
Papaya
Pineapple
Plantain, peeled
Raspberry
Rhubarb
Strawberry
Tamarind
Tangelo
MEATS, SUBSTITUTES
Beef
Chicken
Kangaroo
Lamb
Pork
Prosciutto
Quorn, mince
Turkey
Cold cuts / deli meat / cold meats such as ham and turkey breast
Processed meat – check ingredients



FISH AND SEAFOOD


Canned tuna
Fresh fish e.g.
Cod
Haddock
Plaice
Salmon
Trout
Tuna
Seafood (ensuring nothing else is added) e.g.
Crab
Lobster
Mussels
Oysters
Prawns
Shrimp
CEREALS,
GRAINS, NUTS,
PASTA, CAKES



Wheat free breads
Gluten free breads
Bread:
Corn bread
Oat bread
Rice bread
Spelt sourdough bread
Potato flour bread
Wheat free or gluten free pasta
Bread, wheat – 1 slice
Almonds – max of 15
Biscuit, savoury
Biscuit, shortbread – 1 only
Brazil nuts
Bulgur / bourghal – 1/4 cup cooked, 44g serving
Buckwheat
Buckwheat flour
Buckwheat noodles
Brown rice / whole grain rice
Chestnuts
Chips, plain / potato crisps, plain
Cornflour / maize
Crispbread
Corncakes
Cornflakes – 1/2 cup
Coconut – milk, cream, flesh
Corn tortillas, 3 tortillas
Crackers, plain
Hazelnuts – max of 15
Macadamia nuts
Millet
Mixed nuts
Oatmeal, 1/2 cup

Oats
Oatcakes
Peanuts
Pecans – max of 15
Pine nuts – max of 15
Polenta
Popcorn
Porridge and oat based cereals
Potato flour
Pretzels
Quinoa
Pasta, wheat – up to 1/2 cup cooked
Rice:
Basmati rice
Brown rice
Rice noodles
White rice
Rice bran
Rice cakes
Rice crackers
Rice flakes
Rice flour
Rice Krispies
Seeds:
Chia seeds
Egusi seeds
Poppy seeds
Pumpkin seeds
Sesame seeds
Sunflower seeds
Starch, maize, potato and tapioca
Sorghum
Tortilla chips / corn chips
Walnuts
CONDIMENTS, DIPS, SWEETS, SWEETENERS, SPREADS


Aspartame
Acesulfame K
Barbecue sauce – check label carefully
Capers in vinegar
Capers, salted
Chocolate:
Dark chocolate
Milk chocolate – 3 squares
White chocolate – 3 squares
Chutney, 1 tablespoon
Fish sauce
Golden syrup
Glucose
Jam / jelly, strawberry
Ketchup (USA) – 1 sachet
Maple syrup
Marmalade
Marmite
Mayonnaise – ensuring no garlic or onion in ingredients
Miso paste
Mustard

Oyster sauce
Pesto sauce – less than 1 tbsp
Peanut butter
Rice malt syrup
Saccharine
Shrimp paste
Soy sauce
Stevia
Sweet and sour sauce
Sucralose
Sugar – also called sucrose
Tamarind paste
Tomato sauce (outside USA) – 2 sachets, 13g
Vegemite
Vinegars:
Apple cider vinegar, 2 tbsp
Balsamic vinegar, 2 tbsp
Rice wine vinegar
Wasabi
Worcestershire sauce – has onion and garlic but very very low amount making it low FODMAP
DRINKS

Alcohol – is an irritant to the gut, limited intake advised:
Beer – limited to one drink
Clear spirits such as Vodka
Gin
Whiskey
Wine – limited to one drink
Coffee:
Espresso coffee, regular or decaffeinated, black
Espresso coffee, regular or decaffeinated, with up to 250ml lactose free milk
Instant coffee, regular or decaffeinated, black
Instant coffee, regular or decaffeinated, with up to 250ml lactose free milk
Drinking chocolate powder
Fruit juice, 125ml and safe fruits only
Kvass
Lemonade – in low quantities
Malted chocolate powder e.g. Milo, Horlicks – 3 tsp
Protein powders:
Egg protein
Pea protein – up to 20g
Rice protein
Sacha Inchi protein
Whey protein isolate
Soya milk made with soy protein
Sugar free fizzy drinks / soft drinks / soda – such as diet coke, in low quantities as aspartame and acesulfame k can be irritants
‘Sugar’ fizzy drinks / soft drinks / soda that do no contain HFCS such as lemonade, cola. Limit intake due to these drinks being generally unhealthy and can cause gut irritation
Tea:
Black tea, weak e.g. PG Tips
Chai tea, weak
Fruit and herbal tea, weak – ensure no apple added
Green tea
Peppermint tea
White tea
Water
COOKING INGREDIENTS, HERBS, SPICES
Herbs: Basil, Bay leaves, Cilantro, Coriander, Curry leaves, Fenugreek, Gotukala, Lemongrass, Mint, Oregano, Pandan, Parsley, Rampa, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme
Spices: All spice, Black pepper, Cardamon, Chilli powder (check ingredients, sometimes has garlic added), Cinnamon, Cloves, Cumin, Curry powder, Fennel seeds, Five spice, Goraka, Mustard seeds, Nutmeg, Paprika, Saffron, Star anise, Turmeric
Oils: Avocado oil, Canola oil, Coconut oil, Olive oil, Peanut oil, Rice bran oil, Sesame oil, Soybean oil, Sunflower oil, Vegetable oil
Garlic infused oil – see recipe page
Onion infused oil – see recipe page
Asafoetida powder – great onion substitute
Baking powder
Baking soda
Cacao powder
Cocoa powder
Cream, 1/2 cup
Gelatine
Ghee
Icing sugar
Lard
Salt
Soybean oil
DAIRY

Butter
Cheese:
Brie
Camembert
Cheddar
Cottage
Feta
Goat / chevre
Mozzarella
Parmesan
Ricotta – 2 tablespoons
Swiss
Dairy free chocolate pudding
Eggs
Margarine
Milk:
Almond milk
Hemp milk
Lactose free milk
Oat milk – 30 ml, enough for cereal
Rice milk – upto 200ml per sitting
Sorbet
Soy protein (avoid soya beans)
Swiss cheese
Tempeh
Tofu – drained and firm varieties
Whipped cream
Yoghurt, lactose free
Yoghurt, Greek, in small amounts
Yoghurt, goats