Frequently asked questions about Real Food

Consider this the start of the conversation! 🙂
(More questions and answers being added all the time)

What is ‘Real Food’?

The short version: High nutrient-density, low energy-density foods.

The longer version: High nutrient, low energy-density foods that you have control over. From garden to kitchen to plate – you know the process, the ingredients, the method and the outcome. No hidden additives. Full control over your food choices.

What is FODMAP?

FODMAP is an acronym that stands for:
Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols

The short version: Simple sugars and sugar alcohols cause gut issues for some people. A low FODMAP diet has been shown to help these people.

The longer version: Please click here and here for more information about FODMAP and food choices. There’s also a handy FODMAP factsheet from Sports Dietitians Australia (external links)

Dietitian or Nutritionist – What’s the difference?

Check out this article for the low-down on the differences in scope, qualifications and work settings.

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