Bananas are high in FODMAPs. Bloomberg photo by Patrick T. Fallon.

Following a FODMAP diet is a treatment, not a weight-loss diet. FODMAP is an acronym for a mind boggling series of carbohydrate types. The term stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. It’s a new category of food that many people haven’t heard of.  Read the Dallas Morning News Healthy Living section story here.