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5 Signs You May Have IBS

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A healthy microbiome is key to living a healthy life. When it comes to gut health and the 5 lbs of bacteria that reside in your body, researchers continue to make discoveries about its connection to a variety of d Continue reading

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Think it’s Gluten? It May Not Be, Say New Studies involving FODMAPS (Plus Learn What a FODMAP is)

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A recent NPR article about wheat vs. gluten sensitivity caught our eye – specifically the acronym FODMAP. The term has received a lot more attention lately, as a food sensitivity culprit that’s commonly mistaken for gluten intolerance.

The gluten-free movement (other than becoming all-too advantageous for some food marketers) is prompting more discussions around food sensitivities and the need to understand more about what’s in our food. Naturally, we welcome the conversation when it comes to education and empowering people to make more informed choices.

Because we believe health should be easy to understand (some are still trying to figure out what gluten really is), below is a simple Q&A guide to FODMAPs so you can add an acronym to the brain and never be left out of the discussion at the cool lunch table again. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.