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Studies have shown strong links between FODMAPs and digestive symptoms like gas, bloating, stomach pain, diarrhea and constipation. These are short-chain carbs that are resistant to digestion. Instead of being absorbed into your bloodstream, they reach the far end of your intestine where most of your gut bacteria reside. Your gut bacteria then use these carbs for fuel, producing hydrogen gas and causing digestive symptoms in sensitive individuals. These include lactose and fructose. General sensitivity to these carbs also differs between people. In fact, scientists believe that they contribute to digestive problems like IBS. The same happens when dietary fibers feed your friendly gut bacteria, which leads to various health benefits. However, the friendly bacteria tend to produce methane, whereas the bacteria that feed on FODMAPs produce hydrogen, another type of gas, which may lead to gas, bloating, stomach cramps, pain and constipation. Many of these symptoms are caused by distention of the gut, which can also make your stomach look bigger 4. FODMAPs are also osmotically active, which means that they can draw water into your intestine and contribute to diarrhea.
If you need help with inflammation, digestion, or autoimmunity, click here. Hi, this is Dr. So they feed the bacteria in your gut. And this can be a good or a bad thing depending on the person. This type of approach of eating low FODMAPs can actually be very helpful because it seems that an approach of limiting how much we feed bacteria seems to help. And that was reinforced by this study. They also saw an increase of bacteria that we think are healthy. Akkermansia muciniphila—I believe is the pronunciation—is an anti-inflammatory bacteria that seems to be healthy, or at least we think. Yet when these patients ate in a way that increased that bacteria, they got sick. But the patients got sick. But they symptomatically were much worse.