What the Heck are FODMAPs? And How Do I Avoid Them?

Some people have adverse reactions to consumption of short chain carbohydrates. These adverse reactions are not a consequence of malabsorption of short chain carbohydrates. They result from the response of the body, in some people, to that malabsorption.

IBS: Plunging My Way through Decades of Tummy Turmoil

When we are young, we may think whatever we experience is the norm (we continue to make these types of assumptions in adulthood). I don’t know when I became irregular, perhaps I always was.