FODMAPs 101: What are FODMAPs and When to Recommend a Low-FODMAP Diet

What are FODMAPs? FODMAP, which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, And Polyols, are groups of small-chain carbohydrates that, very often, are not wholly absorbed in the small intestine. The FODMAP carbohydrates, more specifically sugars and fibers, can be found in everyday foods such as: Fructose — fruits, honey, high-fructose corn syrup, agave Lactose sugar…