Basic list of high FODMAP foods

I’ve explained a bit about FODMAPs and wanted to go into a bit more detail with a basic list of high FODMAP foods. Research is still being done into which foods are high in FODMAPs, information and food lists can sometimes be contradictory and differ between countries. This can make it difficult to follow, so…

FODMAP star ratings!

I use coloured star ratings for all recipes and restaurants. Green = very low/no FODMAP content (Please note that some people experience lactose malabsorption – however, green star ratings may include dairy products, as I  am able to tolerate some lactose. There are many ‘lacto free’ and ‘Alpro’ products you can use as substitutes. It’s…

The cumulative effect of FODMAPs

Once you have finished the initial elimination phase of the low FODMAP diet, it’s really worth bearing in mind the cumulative effect of FODMAPs. Basically – the more foods you eat containing FODMAPs over a period of time, say a week, the more symptoms you may experience. Many people can manage a bit of this…

Rob and FODMAPs

Whilst it can be embarrassing at first, it really is worth explaining about FODMAPs to your close friends and family, especially if they’re going to be eating regular meals with you. Most people won’t mind excluding some FODMAPs from their food, so that you can all eat together. Especially if you tempt them with delicious home-made cooking! When I…