Nutrition Support Blog: New Article Posted--FODMAP Diet Update

Posted by SF8N at Dec 19, 2012 09:45 AM |

December 19, 2012

Both clinicians and the general public are hearing a lot about FODMAPs, or Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols.  We frequently receive questions regarding FODMAPs and the low FODMAP diet. 

For those interested in this topic, the latest article in the Nutrition series in Practical Gastroenterology is worth taking a look at:

Thomas JR, Nanda R, Shu LH.   A FODMAP Diet Update:  Craze or Credible?  Practical Gastroenterology 2012;XXXVI(12):37-46.

This article discusses the mechanisms by which FODMAPs likely play a role in gastrointestinal disorders, the available evidence regarding the low FODMAP diet, which patients may benefit, and information regarding how the diet should be implemented.

Click here for the full text article or visit GInutrition.virginia.edu and click on Nutrition Articles in Practical Gastroenterology for this article as well as a full list of other nutrition articles.

 

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