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FODMAP diet's carb restrictions may reduce digestive problems

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2015

A FODMAP diet may help reduce gastrointestinal problems because it restricts carbohydrates that draw water into the GI tract, which can cause diarrhea, constipation, bloating and gas, nutritionist Shanti Lewis writes. The diet can be expensive and difficult to follow, and could lead to changes in gut microflora and nutrient deficiencies, Lewis writes. Baltimore Sun, The (03/24)


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