Are Chestnut Mushrooms Low Fodmap?

Are Chestnut Mushrooms Low Fodmap

Chestnut mushrooms are not a Low FODMAP diet. Most mushrooms like chestnut mushrooms, portabello mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, etc are high FODMAP. So, it is better to avoid chestnut mushrooms with irritable bowel syndrome.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has affected about 15% of the global population and among those men are more in numbers. People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) suffer from bloating, gas, abdominal pain and mixed conditions of diarrhea & constipation. They always feel discomfort. Irritable bowel syndrome treatment aims to manage symptoms and improve quality of life (habits). Top of them includes dietary changes (low fodmap), stress management and medications.

Do You Know?

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols. These are a group of short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) and sugar alcohols that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. As a result, they can ferment in the large intestine, causing symptoms like bloating, gas, abdominal pain, and altered bowel habits, particularly in individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Why To Avoid Chestnut Mushrooms

What mushrooms are low FODMAP?

Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

0.54mg Mannitol

King trumpet mushrooms (Pleurotus eryngii)

0.60mg Mannitol

What Mushroom Types Are Higher FODMAP?

Shiitake mushrooms (Lentinus edodes)

10.0mg Mannitol

White Button mushrooms (Agaricus bisprous)

6.0mg Mannitol

What do I advice

If you are on a low fodmap diet, avoid all types of mushrooms and choose the mushroom alternatives or other foods based on your dietary needs and tolerances.

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