Nestlé Health Science has launched a new online resource on specific types of carbohydrates, referred to as FODMAPs , that can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain in people with digestive sensitivities.
LowFODMAPCentral.com will have information and tools for consumers and health care professionals on FODMAPs and a Low FODMAP diet.
‘FODMAPs’, or Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, are types of short-chain carbohydrates that can be poorly absorbed in the small intestine.
They’re commonly found in a wide variety of foods including wheat bread, mushrooms, milk, apples and more.
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