Tag Archives: reintroduction

April 15

The final word from the dietician…

So with reintroduction technically done (although today I continue to feel the affects of the kidney beans) it was time for my dietician appointment to get the final verdict. Essentially, I am to consider my choices more open, but still keep the low-fodmap approach in mind. For instance, I can have some yummy white bread, […]

April 14

Catching up…re-intro update

So, its been a while…. Firstly, please let me apologise for going almost completely AWOL other than a few facebook posts lately. The truth is, I haven’t been feeling the greatest lately, and it has meant that my motivation and will to do most things has been completely sucked from my body of late. Thankfully, I […]

March 23

Challenge Five: Fructans and GOS P1

Now past the half-way point, the next four weeks are all about testing my tolerance to fructans and  Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). This week has been one marked with a big fat star on my calendar since I started this whole process. It answers a very important question for little old me….can I eat the yummy white bakery […]

March 09

Challenge Three: Lactose

How time is flying! Week three of reintroduction is here, and this week’s star player: low-fat milk, 1/2 a cup to be precise. To be honest, I am pretty happy with this week, not just because (so far) the symptoms seem okay, but because of how simple is it to incorporate a 1/2 cup of […]

March 01

Challenge Two: Mannitol

This week’s challenge FODMAP is Mannitol. I had planned to test with snow peas – as it was one of three suggested test items for Mannitol alongside cauliflower and mushrooms on my guide sheet from my dietician.I had made this decision purely on the fact that I don’t mind snow peas, and I thought they […]