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How can you introduce other foods after a FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

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Once your tummy calms down, you can bring back foods one at a time at a rate of one item per week. You might discover that you’re only sensitive to one or two FODMAP carbs, not all of them.

For instance, maybe dairy is a problem, but grains are OK for you. Or maybe you have trouble digesting high-FODMAP fruits or vegetables, but nothing else is a problem.

SOURCES:

Halmos, E. 2014. Gastroenterology,

Stanford Digestive Health Center Nutrition Services.

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, creator of the Nutrition Diva podcast, Baltimore.

Kathy Barco, RD, LD, CNSC, outpatient clinical dietitian, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

Gina Sam, MD, MPH, director, Mount Sinai Gastrointestinal Motility Center; assistant professor of medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 27, 2017

SOURCES:

Halmos, E. 2014. Gastroenterology,

Stanford Digestive Health Center Nutrition Services.

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, creator of the Nutrition Diva podcast, Baltimore.

Kathy Barco, RD, LD, CNSC, outpatient clinical dietitian, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.

Gina Sam, MD, MPH, director, Mount Sinai Gastrointestinal Motility Center; assistant professor of medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 27, 2017

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