Lactose Intolerance Fact Sheet

This Q&A patient handout highlights questions that patients frequently ask regarding lactose intolerance and answers from Nutrition411 staff. 

Low-FODMAP and Vegan: What to Eat When You Can’t Eat Anything

Low-FODMAP and Vegan, by Jo Stepaniak, MS, Ed, is written “for the vegan with IBS and other vegans with functional digestive disorders and related gastrointestinal conditions including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), celiac disease...

Big Changes in Infant Peanut Allergy Guidelines

Don’t miss these bimonthly evidence-based, 5-minute, best-practices podcasts with host Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, FAND from They have graciously allowed us to bring them to our Nutrition411 audience.

Is There Any Evidence Behind the Ketogenic Diet?

The very high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic, or keto diet as it is commonly referred to, has been in existence for decades, and it appears to be making another come-back as a popular weight loss method, a way to improve mental clarity, and even a way to improve energy...

20 Dairy-Free Snack Ideas

Even if you do not have a milk allergy or intolerance, you can still use these healthy snack ideas for you and your family. These are also great ideas to send for school events or other social get-togethers, where some of the children present might have allergies. 

Oral Allergy Syndrome

Oral allergy syndrome (OAS) is caused by an overactive immune system, which treats certain proteins found in raw fruits and vegetables, as well as some seeds, spices, and nuts similarly to those found in pollen. This is known as cross-reactivity. Sometimes foods in the same...

Low FODMAP Diet: A Review of Recent Studies

The low FODMAP (which stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols) diet calls for the exclusion of fermentable oligo-di-monosaccharides and polyols, which advocates say can decrease the severity of symptoms related to irritable bowel...

Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet™ (SCD™) is used for: