I've been looking into FODMAP issues, and I've decided that this may possibly be an indicator for me, and I printed out the chart, but I'd like to get some perspective on how to begin on trying this. My boyfriend is big onion kind of guy, he put... (more)
You don't have to avoid that onion flavor. FODMAPs are not oil-soluble, so just steep onions or garlic in bottles of olive oil, and use the oil when you cook. You get the flavor without the FODMAPs.
Can you tell what type of gut flora you have by fart smell? And can you change the smell of farts?
I occasionally fast from 4pm to 8am and have, several times, had painful, "stuck" gas in my lower GI tract. It's the kind that just sits there & is hard to move out. Anyone else get this? It's typically gone the next morning, certainly after... (more)
I get the same thing and my totally unscientific n=1 hypothesis is that it might be due bacteria "freaking out" and ramping up their activity (gas production) before they die off. I'm sure there's a thousand other possible explanations out there,... (more)
My wife and I just had our first baby three weeks, a healthy little girl who will be breastfed for at least a year. Typically she's a mellow baby as long as she's well fed. But lately she has developed more fussiness, particularly at night. It... (more)
Congratulations on your new addition!! You are right in the thick of the newborn gauntlet. :) But after you get through the first 2-3 months you'll be convinced that you can make it through anything. The first weeks with both of my daughters, I... (more)
I turned Paleo about three months ago, didnt have any noticable problems in my guts before starting the diet, but now i'm almost every day bloated and gassy. Frustrating, because i love the diet and I love being around other people (instead of... (more)