Starch Intolerance - What Is It and How Do You Know If You Have It

Starch Intolerance: What Is It and How Do You Know If You Have It?

Do you suspect that starchy foods (even the gluten free ones) seem to be making you sick?  Does it seem like even the “healthy” stuff like oatmeal, quinoa, and sweet potatoes will send you running to the bathroom and/or leave you doubled over in abdominal pain? Have you tried a low FODMAP diet and noticed …

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Is Sauerkraut Low FODMAP (Spoiler Alert - It Depends) - By Jenna Volpe - Whole-istic Living

When is Sauerkraut Low FODMAP?

Whether you love sauerkraut as a condiment or probiotic functional food (or a bit of both), if you’re navigating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)  you may find yourself wondering – is sauerkraut low FODMAP?  Unfortunately I can’t give you a straight “yes or no” answer here – because it actually …

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Homemade Low FODMAP Ice Cream Recipe for IBS Sufferers

Homemade Low FODMAP Ice Cream for IBS Sufferers

“Homemade Low FODMAP Ice Cream for IBS Sufferers” article and recipe were written and crafted (respectively) by dietetic intern Lourdes Concepción, MS.  Article was reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. IBS sufferers:  rejoice!  you CAN have your ice cream and eat it too.  (This homemade low FODMAP ice cream recipe was …

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Does Oatmeal Cause Gas and Bloating?

7 Ways Oatmeal Can Cause Gas and Bloating (Directly/Indirectly)

A question I hear often in my private nutrition practice is: “Does oatmeal cause gas and bloating?” In short, yes, it’s possible – whether directly, or indirectly. However, this isn’t the case for everyone.  If this is happening, it’s usually a sign of something deeper going on. Whether or not oatmeal could be making you …

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What Are Polyols - Exploring the P in FODMAP

What are Polyols? Exploring the “P” in FODMAP

“What are Polyols? Exploring the ‘P’ in FODMAP” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. If you’ve been prescribed a low FODMAP elimination diet for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), it won’t take long before …

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Holistic Guidance on Low FODMAP Milks and Milk Alternatives

Low FODMAP Milks and Milk Alternatives: List & Comprehensive Guide

“Low FODMAP Milks and Milk Alternatives” was written by dietetic intern Lourdes Concepción, MS, and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Wondering which milk is right for you on a low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)? We understand how difficult it can be …

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11 Herbs High in Vitamin C = Round-Up and Guide

11 Herbs High in Vitamin C (Round-Up & Guide)

In a nutshell, my favorite herbs high in vitamin C include camu camu, cayenne, goji berries (aka “wolfberries”), dried citrus peel (lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit), hawthorn berries, hibiscus flower petals, parsley, and rose hips.  But why would we need vitamin C-rich herbs, given all the vitamin C supplements readily available at our fingertips with …

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Low FODMAP Yogurts - List and guide on how to find and choose low FODMAP yogurt brands and products

Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide

“Best Low FODMAP Yogurts for IBS – Comprehensive Brand/Product List & Guide” was written by Salisha Sial, B.A. (New York University graduate student in public health and nutritional sciences) and reviewed, edited and updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and you’ve …

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