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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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Still Having Digestive Problems While Eating Paleo

Melissa McEwen of www.huntgatherlove.com wrote an awesome post about why people eating Paleo, Primal, low-carb, GAPS, or some similar diet might have stomach problems, even if they never had them before they started the diet. I strongly recommend you check out that post if you haven't totally resolved your digestive issues on this kind of diet, or if you suddenly started having indigestion, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramps, or worse. She briefly goes over some possibilities for your toilet troubles, … Continue reading

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