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LF for Beginners: Reading Food Labels

LF for BeginnersBenny Joy SmithComment

One of the perils of being on the low FODMAP diet is having to constantly read food labels. Argh, it can get so frustrating! What is even more frustrating is having to remember all of the foods that you can't have. Some of the no-no foods are hidden amongst other ingredients and food generalisations which can let you think that what you're eating is okay, but can bring about horrible symptoms later on. It does take time, but eventually you can suss out what is okay and what isn't. To get you started I have compiled a list of 5 things to look out for when studying food labels.