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FODMAPs, Food and You

What are FODMAPs? Truth: Everyone eats FODMAPs and just about everyone experiences the digestive repercussions of FODMAP intolerance to some degree. FODMAPs are indigestible sugars that linger in the intestinal tract and become food for gut bacteria. In this environment, water is retained, gas is produced and GI discomfort manifests ranging from barely noticeable to severe symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Common IBS symptoms include bloating, painful abdominal distention, flatulence, constipation, diarrhea or both. If you’ve never heard of FODMAPs, … Continue reading

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Supplements – Do You Need Them?

If you've ever visited a nutritionist, naturopath, chiropractor or other alternative health practitioner, you probably left their office with an armful of bottles of pills, powders and liquids with a declaration that they'd help you feel better. Unlike pharmaceuticals, though, the cost for those supplements is usually all out of pocket, so you also might have walked out their door wondering whether or not your hard-earned money had just gone to waste. As much as we'd love to believe that … Continue reading

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