What is leaky gut syndrome?

What is leaky gut syndrome? - A Free From Life

“Leaky gut syndrome” is a term used to describe symptoms and conditions caused by the immune system reacting to particles, toxins or other substances that have been absorbed into the bloodstream via a porous (“leaky”) bowel (source: NHS). The digestive system not only breaks down food and absorbs nutrients, it… Continue reading »

What Are FODMAPS?

What are FODMAPS - afreefromlife.com

FODMAPS is a collective term given to a group of carbohydrates. It stands for (wait for it) Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols. Australian researchers at Monash University in Melbourne developed the FODMAP diet following studies conducted amongst self-diagnosed gluten sensitive individuals. The research indicated that in patients whose diets… Continue reading »