(Updated March 2018) by Lee Martin MSc RD One aspect of the low FODMAP diet that requires a fair amount of preparation is snacking. It can be hard to find snacks out and about which don’t contain wheat, problem fruit and vegetables, flavourings etc. For example in the hospital I work in we are very … More Low FODMAP Fruity Flapjacks
Breakfast is our favourite meal of the day and at weekends when you actually get the chance to have a decent breakfast you need to make sure it is a good one. We love cooking our own or going out for breakfast and a particular favourite of ours is Little Georgia in Hackney. Here you … More Tropical Low FODMAP Breakfast
That’s right you read it correctly. Two dietitians are going on a trip around the world. Yipee! It’s been a couple of years in the planning – well when I say planning I mean saving money – and come September 2015 we are off for a whole year 🙂 It’s quite unbelievable, an around the … More Around the world in 80 low FODMAP dishes
So is spelt low FODMAP? Well yes and no is the short answer as it depends where in the world you get your spelt bread from, how much you eat, the percentage of spelt flour used and most importantly whether it was baked using the sourdough process. … More The FODMAP content of spelt. Is spelt low FODMAP? And what about sourdough?
Its been ages since I posted a recipe and while in Spain this week I came up with the idea of stuffing the amazing LARGE peppers with a tinned tuna, lemon zest and herb marinade. We go to an area in Spain called Nerja a couple of times a year and stay in a beautiful … More Low FODMAP Spanish Peppers with Tuna, Lemon zest & Herbs
Video from the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation. One of the most interesting yet unknown topics in IBS is how the gastrointestinal microbiota play a part in the symptoms. The research team at King’s where I work discovered that the low FODMAP diet reduced levels of bifidobacteria in people with IBS. Bifidobacteria is a gut microbe that has … More What role does the gastrointestinal microbiota play in IBS symptoms?
UPDATED 2018: I originally posted this in Feb 2014 and I left King’s College London at the end of 2016 to travel the world for a year. You can read all about my journey travelling around the world on a modified FODMAP diet in the dedicated Travel section on our FODMAP blog. Right now I am … More I’m now researching FODMAPs at Kings College London!
This curry is cooked for a couple of hours so the meat is lovely and tender. Choose some vegetables that will cook slowly with the dish. We found some cheap butternut squash already sliced in a packet so added these in, along with a carrot. If you don’t have squash, potatoes would be a fine … More Low FODMAP inspired Beef Rendang
(Updated 2018) by Lee Martin MSc RD Please note the information in part one of this post (from 2013) is not based on the latest research information and clinical practice advice regarding the reintroduction phase of the low FODMAP diet but has been left here for reference. For up to date information read ‘Re-Challenging and … More Reintroducing FODMAPs
Before starting the diet we discussed what we were going to miss most, and decided it would be the flavour from foods such as garlic and onion, fresh bread and our weekend baked treats such as pastries. In reality, these were relatively easy to deal with once discovering garlic oil and trying a wide range of wheat … More End of the 8 week Low FODMAP Diet