Polyols and Their Impact on the Gastrointestinal Tract

Polyols refer to a group of sugar alcohols that make up the ‘P’ in FODMAP, Fermentable Oligo-saccharides, Di-saccharides, Mono-saccharides and Polyols. Polyols can be found in certain fruit and vegetables, in addition to more commercial products including sugar-free beverages, lollies and chewing gum. Diets that are low in these short-chain, poorly absorbed carbohydrates hold merit […]