Are Green Beans Low FODMAP?

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Are green beans low FODMAP? Let’s discover if green beans are low in FODMAPs and how to enjoy these nutritious vegetables if you have digestive issues.

Green Beans and FODMAPs

FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols, which are carbohydrates that some people may have difficulty digesting.

What are FODMAPs?

High amounts of FODMAPs may cause gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation in people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

IBS Symptoms

Are Green Beans Low FODMAP?

According to the Monash University app, green beans are low in FODMAPs. Therefore, one recommended serving portion is 15 beans (75 grams).

However, a medium serving of 25 beans (120 grams) is moderately high in the FODMAP sorbitol. And a large serving of 35 beans (180 grams).

Limit Your Portions

To learn more about IBS

Overall, green beans are ok to consume on a low FODMAP diet, but your portion should be limited.  - Click below to learn more about the Low FODMAP diet.