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I hear quite a few people connect RLS and what they eat,
I had some improvement by eliminating gluten and then a lot more by going to a FODMAP diet which is used for irritable bowel syndrome.
I still have a problem but it's much milder so I don't sleep perfectly at night but I can do things other than walk around in circles.
In this forum I have seen people getting benefit from giving up normal sugar (sucrose) and someone else giving up carrots someone else onions.
I would like to see other people trying a FODMAP diet to try to confirm if that is really significant or if I've just been lucky.
It would be really interesting to see others have found types of food that antagonise their RLS and perhaps we can build up some group knowledge to help us all.
If you are interested in trying a FODMAP diet try googling ""Monash university FODMAP"" Monash is in Melbourne, Australia
Remember to read the ingredients because some FODMAP unfriendly products are used as cheap fillers or they are just popular because of their flavour. For example apples and pears are unfriendly but they are used in Australia as fillers in most jams and many fruit drinks. Onions and Gralic are almost essential ingredients of relish and chutney but if you need to avoid FODMAP s you have to aviod them.
I will be very interested in seeing other peoples experiences.
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