Are pecans low FODMAP or high FODMAP?

Are pecans safe to eat if you’re following the low FODMAP diet? Here’s the answer…

Yes pecans are safe to eat on a low FODMAP diet depending on portion size. A typical portion should not exceed 10 pecan halves (20g).

 

Are pecans low FODMAP or high FODMAP? | IBS Diet Information

What serving size of pecans can be classed as low FODMAP?

A serving size of 20g (or 10 pecan halves) is low in FODMAPs and should be more tolerable for the vast majority of those with IBS. Larger servings over 100g (40 pecan halves) contain moderate amounts of Oligos-fructans and should be limited.

Source: Monash University

Need more info on the FODMAP diet?

If you’re starting your journey on the low FODMAP diet, you’ll need to know what food is high FODMAP and what food is low FODMAP.

You’ll probably already have heard of the acronym FODMAP (Fermentable, Oligo-, Di-, Mono-saccharides and Polyols) in the context of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Click here to check the low FODMAP food list for more information on other low/high FODMAP foods.

The low FODMAP diet involves cutting out all five families of fermentable carbohydrates: Fructans (wheat, rye, onions, garlic, various other grains and vegetables), Galacto-oligosaccharides (beans and pulses), Polyols (certain fruit, certain artificial sweetners), Fructose (various fruits, honey and agave nectar) and Lactose (animal milks, yoghurts and some cheeses).

Low FODMAP recipes

Cooking to suit a low FODMAP diet can be tricky at first, but I’ve created recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There’s also a few baking recipes thrown there too! Cooking without high FODMAP foods is easy when you now how, so these recipes are a great place to start.

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