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FODMAPs are difficult-to-digest carbs that cause stomach distress; here is how to incorporate them into your diet.

There are a lot of myths about beating stomach bloat and getting a flat tummy, but the FODMAP approach has been scientifically proven to work for both. FODMAPs are sugars found in certain foods that can be hard to digest, and can cause discomfort, gas, and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) symptoms. Some of the most nutritious foods around are high in these sugars, frustrating dieters who eat well but still have tummy issues. Apples, garlic, onions, beans, dairy, bread, and cereals are on that list. It may sound complicated or far-fetched but for the many converts who've tried the science-supported diet, they swear by it. In addition to useful everyday advice, the book includes:

The differences and similarities between this diet and a gluten-free diet3-day sample menu plan with recipesSimple and easy recipes for the basic items you need to adapt to fit into the low-FODMAP diet, including staples like salad dressing, marinade, and dipsClear explanations for the science behind the low-FODMAP diet and why it works 40 color photographs

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