We have some HUGE news here at FODMAP Friendly that we have been dying to share with you guys… From Monday August 17th the FODMAP Friendly App will be available in the iTunes App store!! Stay tuned for more details!
Welcome to 30 days of FODMAP Facts! Each day we’ll be posting a fact about all things FODMAP, so be sure to stay tuned and share your thoughts in the comments. 30. Today’s FODMAP Fact: IBS is more common in females than males, with one study finding women made up 60-65% of IBS sufferers. 29. FODMAP Fact: Poor sleep, […]
Recently we took a tour of DTS Foods – the reputable people we trust for our Certified FODMAP testing. We were in absolute awe at the sheer size of their Melbourne testing facility and their knowledgable and friendly staff. Here’s a little more info about the hardworking people behind the only approved FODMAP Friendly testing facility… DTS began over 50 years ago, […]
The FODMAP Friendly Program independently tests foods and food products through NATA approved food laboratories. The Australian approved laboratory is DTS Food Laboratories – who are the largest food testing facility in Australia. DTS provide analytical and testing services to businesses across Australia and New Zealand, ensuring food and beverage products are safe for distribution across the Asia Pacific region. […]
The term ‘FODMAP’ is an acronym for a collection of sugars (also known as short chain carbohydrates) that have been identified as being problematic to certain individuals, in eliciting IBS-type symptoms. FODMAPs are: Fermentable Oligosaccharides (fructans and galacto-oligosaccharides) Disaccharides (lactose) Monosaccharides (fructose in excess of glucose) And Polyols (sorbitol, mannitol, maltitol and xylitol). When consumed in foods and/or drinks, […]