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International food brands adopting FODMAP as a label claim suggests its not just a fad

I sometimes wonder what my grandmother would think about grocery shopping if she were alive today. Specifically: What would she make of all the label claims and logos that adorn modern packaged foods?

Gluten-free logos. Organic certifications. Stamps of approval from the Whole Grains Council, American Heart Association and Non-GMO Project. There are “free from” claims, “no added sugar” claims, fat-free claims, “net carb” content claims and more. Which, if any, of these claims are meaningful?

The answer varies widely depending on who’s doing the shopping – and eating. People who have irritable bowel syndrome, as well those who have generally sensitive stomachs, for example, are likely to welcome an emerging label: low FODMAP.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT: https://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/articles/2018-01-11/low-fodmap-the-latest-food-label-to-know

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