Once you were diagnosed with IBS, your doctor most probably recommended you follow the low FODMAP diet to help manage your IBS symptoms. If you are anything like me you probably silently went... FODMAP what???? Frankly speaking, when you first learn about the FODMAP diet it tends to feel more like an overwhelming mountain you will never, ever conquer. The Low FODMAP diet is not only a way of managing IBS symptoms that plague you every day. Be prepared to embark on the winding road of learning about your gut's personality and how to balance your food intolerances with your actual life. The articles below are meant to provide an understanding of what IBS and FODMAP's are and how the FODMAP diet works.