Irritable Bowel Syndrome and How the Low FODMAP Diet Can Help

Statistics reveal that an estimated 5 to 10% of the worldwide population has irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It affects people of all ages, even children. Although irritable bowel syndrome doesn’t cause structural damage it can have an impact—ranging from mild inconvenience to severe debilitation—affecting a person’s quality of life. This is why you need to …

Helping You to Understand FODMAPs

The animations provided through My Nutrition Health provide explanations that cover FODMAPs, gastrointestinal symptoms triggered by FODMAPs and how to navigate the three phases of the low FODMAP diet. The site also provides free tools to further support those following a low FODMAP diet, including information on label reading, low FODMAP recipes, high and low FODMAP food lists as well as a food & symptom tracker.

A Program Supporting People on the Low FODMAP Diet

My Nutrition Health is an interactive resource provided by the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology within the University of Michigan Health System. The website provides various animations and is designed to help people who are following a low FODMAP diet, by answering all potential questions about FODMAPs and the low FODMAP diet process.

FODMAP Friendly Resources

FODMAP Friendly provides resources, education and information to support people who are following a low FODMAP diet. The FODMAP Friendly App showcases a comprehensive list of laboratory tested low FODMAP food products and enables users to tailor their FODMAP intake to their individual tolerance levels. The company also reviews and accredits low FODMAP recipe eBooks, offers Low FODMAP seminars presented by FODMAP experts and IBS specialists, provides weekly blog posts related to IBS & the low FODMAP diet and is active on various social media platforms, including Instagram and Facebook.

Certifying Low FODMAP Food Products Globally

The FODMAP Friendly certification program, incorporating the FODMAP Friendly logo, is a globally registered certification trademark certifying FODMAP levels in food products that have been laboratory tested to be low in FODMAPs. It is designed to enable consumers with symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) who are following a low FODMAP diet to easily identify and select suitable packaged food products. This easily recognisable “FODMAP Friendly” logo assists people with such symptoms to shop and eat with confidence.