Fodbods FAQ's

What are Fodbods? 

Fodbods are the first certified FODMAP friendly health bars in Australia! They're convenient, delicious and you can trust they won't give you a tummy ache or bloating :)

What's so special about Fodbods?

  • FODMAP Friendly: Fodbods are certified FODMAP friendly, which means that, unlike many other bars, they won't give you a tummy ache or bloating. 
  • 100% Natural: Made from natural and organic ingredients. No preservatives and nothing artificial.

  • High in Protein: Fodbods are surprisingly high in protein. The bigger bars have ~15g of protein and the mini bars have ~9g. 
  • Not too sweet: Fodbods aren't high in sugar. We sweeten them with just a bit of organic rice malt syrup.
  • Gluten Free: Fodbods have been laboratory tested gluten free so

    they're suitable for those with Coeliac disease.

  • Vegan: Fodbods 100% plant based because (a) we love animals; (b) we love the planet; and (c) energy derived from plants makes you feel fantastic!
  • Non-GMO: No toxic chemicals, no hormones. Just real ingredients, as they're meant to be!

Where are Fodbods made? Fodbods are made in Australia – keeping it local ;)

What's the FODMAP diet? As many as 1 in 5 people suffer from IBS and the low FODMAP diet reduces symptoms in 75% of sufferers. You can read more about it in this blog -> "What the FODMAP?!"

    Who should eat Fodbods? We made Fodbods for everyone to enjoy. They're perfect for you if you:

    • have gut issues or a sensitive stomach
    • follow a vegan diet
    • can't have gluten and/or dairy
    • often have to eat on the go
    • are very active or play sports
    • just love delicious, healthy snacks :)

    How many calories are in Fodbods? The 50g bars have ~200 calories and the 30g bars have ~120 calories. This comes from a balance protein, healthy fats and a bit of sugar.

    How many Fodbods can I eat? You can eat as many as you want, but we advise sticking to one bar per sitting if you're following the low FODMAP diet. Fodbods have been independently tested and certified by the FODMAP Friendly Food Company for the recommended serving size only. 

    Is pea protein FODMAP friendly? There's a bit of confusion around pea protein as some varieties aren't very pure and can be high FODMAP. We only use very pure pea protein in our bars and you can trust that they're FODMAP friendly as they have been independently tested and certified. Here's a great article on the topic, if you're interested – https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/is-pea-protein-low-fodmap/.

    Is soy protein FODMAP friendly? Soy is quite complicated when it comes to FODMAPs. Soybeans contain oligosaccharides, however most of this is removed during the process of making soy protein. The soy protein isolate used in Fodbods has almost negligible amounts oligosaccharides so it's low FODMAP. 

    Are Fodbods gluten free? Yes, we have all of our Fodbods laboratory tested for gluten. They are safe to eat if you have Coeliac disease.

    How should I store my Fodbods? - Fodbods are made with 100% natural nut butters, which can get a bit oily in the heat. Make sure you store Fodbods in a cool, dry place. If it's really hot, you can even store them in the fridge :) 

    Where can I buy Fodbods? We have some awesome stockists around Australia and New Zealand, which you can find on the 'Store Locator' page. We're always looking for new partners so if you're interested in stocking Fodbods or you know someone who is, please send an email to vanessa@fodbods.com. 

    Where do you ship? At the moment we can ship anywhere in Australia and NZ. If you're outside of these regions and you really want to try Fodbods, get in touch with us directly and we'll see what we can do :)

    What happens if my order isn't quite right? Don't stress, just send an email to vanessa@fodbods.com and we'll sort it out ASAP.

    What's the best flavour? Everyone has a different favourite! We recommend starting with the Fodbods Mixed Pack to sample all of them and find your delight.