FODMAPs are molecules found in five types of sugar: Fructose( apples,pears, honey); Lactose:( chocolate, milk, cottage cheese); Fructans( wheat, garlic, onion); Galactans( beans, lentils,soybeans) and Polyols( apricots, sweeteners). They all are osmotic: pull water into the small intestine during digestion, causing abdominal pain and bloating.
Vitamin K is an essential nutrient necessary for responding to injuries by regulating normal blood clotting, reducing bone loss, and decreasing risk of bone fractures. It also help to prevent calcification of arteries and other soft tissue.
Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is abundant in vegetables and fruits. A water-soluble vitamin and powerful antioxidant, it helps the body form and maintain connective tissue, including bones, blood vessels, and skin.
Comfrey is one of the best-known healing herbs of all times. Widely used by early Greeks and Romans, its name means to “make grow together”, referring to use of healing fractures. Comfrey relieves pain and inflammation caused by injuries and degeneration, especially the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Valerian root is very popular in Europe. It is used to manage certain cardiovascular problems.
This plant is famous for its ability to drastically calm shattered nerves down, normalize sleep and improve mood. In ancient Greece and Rome it was used as a remedy for several health problems such as anxiety and insomnia.