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If you're considering how ProNourish™ Nutritional Drink can fit into your diet, you may have questions. Read answers to commonly asked inquiries below.

Q: What does FODMAP stand for?

A: FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols) are specific types of carbohydrates that can be difficult for some people to digest.  

Q: Where was the first low FODMAP diet developed?

A: The low FODMAP diet was developed by researchers at Monash University in Australia. A team of scientists (Gastroenterologists and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists [RDNs]) discovered that foods high in FODMAPs can trigger gastrointestinal symptoms in people with digestive sensitivities.

Q: What is the low FODMAP diet?

A: The low FODMAP diet is an exclusion diet recommended by healthcare professionals for people with digestive sensitivities, including people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  

Q: Is ProNourish™ drink only for people who follow a low FODMAP diet?

A: While ProNourish™ was formulated to be compliant with a low FODMAP diet for people with food intolerance, anyone can enjoy ProNourish™ drinks as a nutritious snack or mini-meal.

Q: If someone wants to learn more about the low FODMAP diet, where can they go?

A: Several websites are great resources for learning more about a low FODMAP diet, including LowFODMAPcentral.com, myGInutrition.com, blog.katescarlata.com, ibsfree.net and med.monash.edu/cecs/gastro/fodmap.

Q: What are some of the other low FODMAP products in the market?

A: ProNourish™ drink is the first mass-marketed, low FODMAP nutritional drink to be launched in the United States.

Q: Is the ProNourish™ drink considered a meal replacement?

A: No. With only 170 calories per 8 fl oz bottle, ProNourish™ drink is appropriate as a mini-meal or snack.

Q: How can I find a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), who can evaluate if the low FODMAP diet is right for me?

A: To find a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) visit the following websites: eatright.org/find-an-expert or katescarlata.com/fodmapdietitians.

Q: Do ProNourish™ drinks cure, treat or manage any gastrointestinal conditions?

A: No. ProNourish™ drinks are not a medicinal product and should not be used to cure, treat or manage any condition or disease. ProNourish™ drinks are low in FODMAPs and can be used as a snack or mini-meal as part of a Low FODMAP diet. Please call us at 1-800-558-6991 and/or visit your health care professional if you have any questions.

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