The Fody Digest

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What’s the deal with alcohol and gut health? Image: red wine being poured into a wine glass.

Alcohol and gut health isn't as clear-cut as it might seem; here's the truth about what your favorite libations do for your health and digestion!

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It's Bathing Suit Season...Here’s How to Reduce Beach Bloat this Summer

Beach bloat got you down? Not to worry--Fody has lots of tips for how to reduce bloating this summer!

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A plant-based diet doesn’t have to be complicated! Image: a pair of hands holding a colourful plate of grains, fruits and vegetables beside a cutting board covered in avocado and daikon radish.

Plant based eating is all the rage, and it can be good for your gut and the planet! Here's how to start eating a plant based diet, no matter your lifestyle.

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Cheese and gut health go together like cheese and well…everything! Image: A pair of hands cutting a wedge of camembert on a cutting board sprinkled with figs and sliced baguette.

Cheese is a gut-friendly (and easy) addition to almost any meal! Here's what you need to know about cheese and gut health.

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Gut health and mental health are more closely linked than you might think! Image: A woman plans a meal while looking thoughtfully at an assortment of brightly coloured vegetables on the counter of her sunny kitchen.

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and today, we’re exploring the connection between gut health and mental health.

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Travelling with IBS: Your Gut-Friendly Guide to Staying Healthy on the Road

Passport, suitcase…gut health? Follow these tips to stay healthy while travelling with IBS, and don’t miss a single moment!

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Knowing how to have difficult conversations about IBS can go a long way towards having productive discussions! Image: Two young men sit on the steps of a building, talking comfortably.

This IBS Awareness month, we’re going there: here’s how to have difficult conversations about IBS.

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What’s Going On Down There? Living With IBS Explained

This IBS Awareness Month, we’re not just explaining what living with IBS is like; we’re showing it!

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Gut healthy eating on a budget can be simple! Image: A young couple grocery shopping and comparing two bottles of red sauce.

Eating a low-FODMAP diet doesn’t mean breaking the bank. The key to gut healthy eating on a budget is simpler than you think!

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An image of a woman organizing her pantry jars while kitchen spring cleaning.

Kitchen spring cleaning is here…time to get your hands on those inflammatory seasonings and condiments and make a gut-friendly switch!

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A gut friendly garden starts with planting the best vegetables for gut health! Image: A grandmother and her grandson wearing straw hats and working in a gut friendly garden on a sunny day.

A gut-friendly garden starts with planting the best vegetables for gut health. Here’s how to do it.

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Healthy food that tastes good doesn’t have to be complicated! An image of a man at the stove, leaning towards a cast-iron pan to sample his cooking off a wooden spoon.

It’s not always easy to make healthy choices. But a big secret is to make sure that whatever you eat is delicious! Here’s how healthy food that tastes good can make all the difference in your habits.

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Dating with IBS is a challenge, but with proper strategies in place, you can enjoy yourself and feel confident! An image of two hands toasting glasses of red wine against an out-of-focus background.

Dating is hard enough without stomach problems; if you’re dating with IBS, we’ve put together some tips and tricks to help you navigate with confidence.

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A young couple preparing a low FODMAP Valentine’s Day in their kitchen. They are reading a recipe for gut friendly dinners on a tablet, talking and laughing. Their countertop is covered in fresh vegetables.

Gut-friendly and super romantic? You got it! Here are the best low FODMAP Valentine’s Day recipes to make for yourself and your significant other.

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An image of a woman’s feet and legs standing on a sidewalk. She is wearing jeans and white sneakers, and carrying a reusable shopping bag filled with leafy greens to help her pursue plant-based gut health.

If you have a sensitive stomach and your New Year’s resolution was to eat a plant-based diet, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about plant-based gut health.

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A white tablecloth covered in white porcelain dishes containing low-FODMAP salads.

Salads boring you? Here’s how to throw together easy and exciting low-FODMAP salads that won’t leave you picking at your plate.

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A female hiker pauses at the top of a hill and is sitting down to observe her surroundings and snack mindfully.

It’s easy for eating to become an automatic impulse, or a chore that we finish as fast as possible. Mindful snacking is an important step on the journey to gut health, and today we’re discussing how to achieve it.

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A holiday snack platter spread: marinated olives, meats, low FODMAP cheese and fruits and vegetables on a gut-friendly low-FODMAP charcuterie board.

A charcuterie board everyone can enjoy is the perfect way to kick off your holidays! Here’s some inspiration for your very own low-FODMAP charcuterie board your family will love.

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An image of a selection of consumable gift ideas in brown wrapping paper. Four boxes of healthy consumable gifts, including jars of peppercorns, dried oranges, candles, tins of spices and maple syrup. The table is decorated with pinecones.

Food: we all eat it, we all like it, but it’s not much of a Christmas gift...or is it? Here’s our rundown on the best consumable gift ideas for everyone in your life.

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Five different-sized jars of colourful fermented foods lined up on a weathered counter.

Fermented foods for gut health are all the rage; but what are the real health benefits of fermented foods, and are they equally good for everyone?

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Bowls of colorful FODMAP-safe spices arranged on a table

Learning to navigate grocery store labels is all part of the game on the Low FODMAP diet. Here's how to tell what's okay to add to your low FODMAP spice rack.

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8 Low FODMAP Foods That Are Good for Gut Health

Want to get in good with your gut this year? There's no rulebook to the best foods for gut health, but these 8 foods have been known to give it a boost.

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The Importance of Gut Health: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Having tummy troubles? Gut health is a window to your overall body balance, and if it's trying to tell you something, here's why you need to listen.

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The Connection Between IBS and Stress (It’s a Strong One!)

IBS and stress are more than just two words that rhyme. We explore the connection between your digestive system and your stress levels.

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Can Yoga Help With Digestion and Gut Health?

It’s no secret that getting up, shaking things out, and moving your body has a wealth of benefits in almost every regard. And as one of the most popular physical activities, yoga has quite the reputation for boosting health and wellness; but when it comes to your gut, is yoga really all it’s cracked up to be? 

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6 Kid-Friendly Low FODMAP Foods to Try Today

What’s the perfect recipe for kid-friendly meals your little ones will love? Easy – they need to be simple enough for multi-tasking parents to make, plain enough to please their picky palettes, and fun enough that they’ll want to finish their whole plate. And finally, when it comes to kids with IBS, you need to do your best to make sure anything they eat won’t upset their delicate digestive systems.

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18 Signs You Might Have a Gluten Sensitivity

From muscle aches to abdominal pains, gluten sensitivity can be hard to spot – but here are 18 signs it may be time to hit the breaks on glutenous goods.

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IBS and Alcohol: Can I drink alcohol if I have IBS?

With patio season finally on the radar, you may be wondering if IBS and alcohol can co-exist. A little sip of your favorite cocktail couldn't hurt, could it?

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April is IBS Awareness Month!

This month is all about IBS awareness – and though the topic may be as sensitive as your stomach, we're here to tell you that it's not a topic to shy away from.

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This is going to be your year, we can just feel it! If your resolution is to ditch IBS, here's everything you need to know about how to start a Low FODMAP diet.

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We've Added

With food sensitivities on the rise, Fody is on a mission to create "sensitive recipes" that skip the fillers, use clean ingredients, and focus on gut health.

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Take a Mental Vacation With These 5 Unique Ways to Reduce Stress

Since actual vacations are still off the table, why not take a mental getaway with these 5 ways to relieve stress that'll have you feeling zen in no time.

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Low FODMAP desserts for valentine's day

Surprise your sweetheart with these 5 delectable Low FODMAP desserts that will have them running to the bedroom instead of the bathroom this Valentine's Day.

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Fody™ Food Co., the B Corp certified gut-friendly food company, announced today, the closing of an $8.5 million financing round led by investors District Ventures Capital and Export Development Canada (EDC).

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Stomach bloat can make you feel like a balloon about to burst, but these 10 ways to relieve bloating should get you back on track to feeling good again!

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Whether you're doing #MeatlessMonday, or meatless every day, these low FODMAP vegetarian recipes are bound to please your palate and suit your lifestyle!

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Is Rice Low FODMAP?

Rice can be the star of the show, a base for stews and curries, or a simple side dish that brings out bigger flavors; but is rice low FODMAP? Spoiler: it is.

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Fody Goes Beyond Low FODMAP

Fody may be your go-to Low FODMAP brand, but our gut-friendly foods offer much more! Find out what we're doing to ease digestive issues & make eating fun again.

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Fody Foods Now Available At Kroger Stores Nationwide

Fody Food Co., the food company bringing back the joy in eating for people with digestive issues, is thrilled to debut its line of delicious, clean ingredient, onion- and garlic-free pasta sauces at 1500 Kroger stores across America.

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Whether you're hitting the gym, facing a mid-day slump, or keeping up with a screaming toddler, these high protein, low FODMAP snacks will help get you through!

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Let's face it, IBS flare-ups are no fun. When you're hit with unexpected symptoms from diarrhea to stomach discomfort, here's how to relieve IBS pain fast.

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The Monash FODMAP App Guide

The comprehensive app is the handiest tool for people with IBS that are maintaining a low FODMAP lifestyle. We’ll show you how to access some of its most useful features in our Monash FODMAP app guide.

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Fody's Highs and Lows: High Fiber, Low FODMAP Foods

For followers of the low FODMAP diet, getting enough fiber can often be a concern. Try these high fiber, low FODMAP foods to help get things... moving.

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4 Tips for Planning a Low FODMAP Camping Trip

Fody helps you take the stress out of IBS this summer by planning a low FODMAP camping trip, without having to worry about unwanted IBS symptoms on-the-go.

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The Ultimate Low FODMAP Grocery List

Take the guesswork out of grocery shopping by downloading our handy low FODMAP grocery list. 

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Whether it's a party for one or a feast for the whole family, it's time to take advantage of the season by hosting the perfect low FODMAP BBQ.

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If you're like 75% of IBS-sufferers, the benefits of the low FODMAP diet can be life-changing. Here are 5 things you can expect to happen within 2-6 weeks.

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Summer's just getting started, but we're already leveling it up and living life to the fullest. Join us for an all-fun, no FODMAP summer season!

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When it comes to the low FODMAP diet, one size doesn't fit all. These are the low FODMAP serving sizes for foods you probably have in your kitchen.

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EDC Among Lead Investors of Emerging Gut-Health Food Company

“We are excited to partner with EDC, whose investment team moved very quickly to support us, even as their services are more in demand during this economic crisis.”

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