Fodmaps plan is popular diet for treating celiac disease, IBS

The Fodmaps diet created to help people relieve celiac disease symptoms has grown into an $8.3 billion market and is influencing how physicians treat irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. The diet, created by an Australian dietitian, focuses on avoiding foods that contain molecules that are difficult for the small intestine to absorb. Bloomberg Businessweek (10/29)

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