First things first: Remember there are Three Phases to the low FODMAP diet! The first phase is the ‘low FODMAP restriction diet’ – which should be followed for approximately 4 weeks, up to about 8-12 weeks maximum. After this you enter phase two the ‘reintroduction phase’ which itself is split into ‘re-challenging FODMAPs’ which tends to take 6-10 … More The Mini Guide to FODMAP Challenges and Reintroducing FODMAPs
I was originally asked (back in January 2017) by Nutrition 411, an American dietetic website, to write an article on the second and most important phase of the low FODMAP diet, the FODMAP Reintroduction Phase. Nutrition 411 is a peer-to-peer network and sister brand of Consultant 360. The website was launched in 2006 and hosts content written by … More Re-Challenging and Reintroducing FODMAPs: The How, When, and Why
I originally wrote this post in March 2016 for Nicer Foods who were one of the first ever low FODMAP product companies. Since that time Nicer Foods has been incorporated into FODY Foods and this useful article is no longer available. Therefore I have reproduced it here along with the previous forward of the article … More Top Tips to get you started when Re-Challenging FODMAPs
Recently I was asked to discuss the Reintroduction Phase of The Low FODMAP Diet with the lovely Larah on her ‘Journey into the low FODMAP diet‘ Podcasts I met Larah when I was travelling through Australia. She is a fantastic advocate for getting the right advice from healthcare professionals to diagnose the reason for gastrointestinal … More Podcast on the Reintroduction of FODMAPs
With the low FODMAP diet still being relatively new, there is limited research on the different stages of the diet. There is a lot of research on the first stage which is the ‘low FODMAP elimination diet’. However the most limited research is on stage 2 ‘the reintroduction phase’ and stage 3 ‘a modified low FODMAP diet’ (which … More Research on the reintroduction phase of the low FODMAP diet
With the low FODMAP diet being a revelation to IBS sufferers in recent years, research is being completed on different aspects of the diet regularly and advice on the low FODMAP diet is rapidly changing. This means information on the internet goes out of date fast. Most research has been done on the restriction phase … More Planning on reintroducing FODMAPs? Be aware of misinformation!
The low FODMAP diet has been a revelation in helping people to reduce and control symptoms of IBS, and it’s not surprising that many are hesitant to reintroduce high FODMAP foods once they are feeling better. Indeed with the increasing public awareness of the low FODMAP diet it is possible many people are self-treating and … More Why should I reintroduce FODMAPs?