Low FODMAP Diet
A low FODMAP diet is often hailed for its potential benefits in managing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other gastrointestinal disorders. By reducing the intake of fermentable carbohydrates like certain sugars and fibers, it can alleviate symptoms such as bloating, gas, and abdominal pain. However, there are some downsides to consider. Following a low FODMAP diet may limit the variety of foods in one’s diet and potentially lead to nutrient deficiencies if not carefully planned. Additionally, it can be socially restrictive and may require strict adherence, which can be challenging.