Food & Recipes
  A big thank you to Brianna Rosa, dietitian intern of Living Plate for hosting our Low Fodmap Cooking Demonstration in Chester. The recipes were delicious!   Weren't able to attend? You're in luck! We have the recipes for you right here:  Asian Kale Salad With Nut Butter Dressing:   INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch of kale, stems removed, leaves roughly chopped into bite size pieces Pinch of sea salt 1/2 lime, juiced 4 medium carrots, shredded 2 cucumbers, diced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 4 green onions, tops only, diced 1/4 cup packed cilantro, roughly chopped 3 Tbsp sesame seeds 1/4 cup peanut butter 2 Tbsp sesame oil 1" of [...]
Education, Nutrition
Did you know one in seven adults suffers from irritable bowel syndrome? Lower abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, altered bowel movement, and gastrointestinal upset sometimes characterize this condition. Research conducted at Monash University has suggested the best way to alleviate the symptoms associated with IBS may be to limit a group of small chain carbohydrates (such as sugars and fibers) that are commonly malabsorbed in the small intestine. This group of carbohydrates, known as FODMAPs, are well tolerated by most, and in fact, they feed healthy gut bacteria. But for those individuals who do not fully absorb these molecules in the small intestine, [...]