I have a few favourite sites when it comes to information about the IBS-reducing low FODMAPs diet, and a few other favourite sites with information about why a low fat whole foods plant based diet might be a very healthy and wise choice when it comes to weight control and possible disease prevention.

The low FODMAPs diet
The MONASH University; the low FODMAPs diet

Monash University FODMAP blog

Two Dietitians do the Low FODMAP diet

The whole foods plant based diet (WFPB, HCLF, low fat vegan)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)

Dr John mcDougall (author of “the STARCH Solution”)

“No oils are healthy!” At least not according to dr and surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn:

Not even coconut butter or coconut oil is a healthy choice according to dietitian Jeff Novick:

And olive oil is no exception according to dr Nathan Pritikin:

No oil! No oil?! Why?

Oils –
Peer-reviewed studies:

Lithander, F. E. et al. (2013). Postprandial effect of dietary fat quantity and quality on arterial stiffness and wave reflection: a randomised controlled trial. Nutrition Journal, 12(1), 93.

Rueda-Clausen, C. F., et al. (2007). Olive, soybean and palm oils intake have a similar acute detrimental effect over the endothelial function in healthy young subjects. Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, 17(1), 50-57.

Vogel, R. A., Corretti, M. C., & Plotnick, G. D. (2000). The postprandial effect of components of the mediterranean diet on endothelial function. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 36(5), 1455-1460.

Dr John mcDougall explains why he thinks whole starches needs to be the base of your food: · Edit