Shopping LoFo

The purchasing of any processed foods that are not low FODMAP certified requires enough knowledge to know exactly what it is you should be looking for.   Studying the ingredients list is a must prior to purchasing any packaged foods.  Here we seek to assist you in building your knowledge in this area in order to avoid symptoms through any unwanted FODMAP intake.

As a starting point,  these ingredients listed on an ingredients label mean the product contains FODMAPs and will likely cause IBS related symptoms.

Any reference to garlic
Any reference to onion
Sugar alcohols such as; isomalt, xylitol, maltitol, mannitol, sorbitol
Any reference to dried fruit
Any reference bean flour
Chicory root
High fructose corn syrup, honey, agave

You can download a Low FODMAP shopping list here and take it with you whilst shopping