Living Free From Show 2022: The Low FODMAP diet for Vegans – Chloe Swiney & Emily Clarke

The Low FODMAP diet for Vegans - Monash FODMAP

As FODMAPs are found exclusively in plant foods (except for lactose in dairy products), and vegans rely solely on plant-based foods, this can make it difficult (though not impossible!) for vegans to follow a low FODMAP diet and still consume essential nutrients. Dietitians from the Monash University FODMAP Diet team answer common questions on following both diets, explain key nutrients to consider and provide examples of nutritious low FODMAP vegan foods.

Living Free From Show 2022: Resources for success on the Low FODMAP Diet

Resources for success on the Low FODMAP Diet with Fodshop

When those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) start to follow a low FODMAP diet
for the management of gut symptoms, it doesn’t take long to recognise how restrictive the diet is. Many foods which form a part of a balanced diet suddenly appear on the ‘can’t have’ list, making the prospect of enjoying a meal a perceivably impossible pursuit.

Living Free From Show 2022: Cow’s milk allergy vs lactose intolerance. FODMAP Nutrition & Dietetics

Cow’s milk allergy vs lactose intolerance. FODMAP Nutrition & Dietetics with Claire Burum

Cow’s milk allergy and lactose intolerance can often be confused, however these conditions are vastly different. This short presentation aims to highlight the differences between the two conditions and will explore symptoms, diagnosis and management of both cow’s milk allergy and lactose intolerance. It will touch on potential nutrients at risk on a restricted diet and also emphasize the importance of engaging an Accredited Practising Dietitian to assist in achieving nutritional adequacy for any life stage.

Living Free From Show 2022: Insights into ausEE Inc. and Australian Allergy Friendly Finds

Insights into ausEE Inc. and Australian Allergy Friendly Finds with Sarah Gray

Watch as ausEE Inc.’s CEO and Founder, Sarah Gray, shares insights about ausEE and the six pillars of their mission to improve the lives of those affected by eosinophilic diseases. Also covered in this video is information about Australian Allergy Friendly Finds, which is ausEE’s dedicated pages on Facebook and Instagram sharing allergy friendly foods, places, products and recipes to help people living with an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and/or allergies.

Dining out: Japanese Cuisine – Anne Willner

With many naturally gluten-free options, Japanese food can be a great choice when dining out. However, although sushi is often safe, gluten lurks in other places. In addition to the obvious gluten-unfriendly dishes such as dumplings and noodles, here’s what to check for when confirming which options are gluten-free.

Dining out: Mexican Cuisine – Anne Willner

Heavily based in corn and fresh vegetables, and meat, Mexican food can be a great choice when dining out.  However, there are potential sources of gluten to watch out for. In addition to the obvious gluten-unfriendly dishes (such as wheat tortillas), here’s what to check for when confirming which options are gluten-free.

11 Game-Changing Tips For Eating Out With Food Intolerances

We are lucky that in today’s society we are becoming more adaptive to the constant changes within our health. Gone are the days where you would be looked at with a funny face if you told the waiter you were gluten-free or vegan. Gone are the days where you would feel embarrassed for asking for alternative milks or asking if they have nut-free options. This has become the new norm and our community could not be happier about it! 

Q & A- Cooking for intolerances around Christmas – Courtney Roulston

Our community loved our conversation with Coles ambassador and 2020 MasterChef contestant @courtneyroulston Roulston at our first virtual show. So FFA have invited Courtney to come back for our Christmas edition to talk us through intolerances and Christmas. How does Courtney spend her Christmas and what are some of her best Christmas tricks?