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Fibre and FODMAP

Fibre – beneficial or problematic?

Fibre is considered to be a beneficial component of a healthy, balanced dietas it aids good digestion and bowel function. However, when it comes to FODMAPs and IBS, the role of fibre gets a bit confusing. Read more from our expert Ali below.


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  • Elaine Parry's photo avatar
    Elaine Parry — 30.05.2018 12:31
    This is not a comment, it's a question. I've bought Doves farm brown bread flour which contains sugar beet fiber. Does anyone know please if sugar beet fiber is low fodmap


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      Ali — 31.05.2018 11:14
      Hi Elaine, as far as I can sugar beet fibre is classed as a high FODMAP ingredient but this is often dependent on the quantity used, you may be able to tolerate a little amount, for example. It is worth checking with your doctor or a dietitian though if you are any doubt what might be suitable for you.


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