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Are Garden of Life Products low FODMAP?

Garden of Life Protein Powder FODMAP Analysis

Most Garden of Life products, including protein powders, contain high FODMAP ingredients, untested ingredients or ingredients which may cause digestive distress. Proceed with caution. Please cross check ingredients as they may have changed.

High FODMAP Foods

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligo-, Di-, Monosaccharides and Polyols. These are the scientific names for carbs that may cause digestive issues. A food is categorized as high-FODMAP according to predefined cut-off levels.

Published cut-off levels suggest that a high-FODMAP food contains more than one of the following carbs

  • Oligosaccharides: 0.3 grams of either fructans or galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS)
  • Disaccharides: 4.0 grams of lactose
  • Monosaccharides: 0.2 grams more fructose than glucose
  • Polyols: 0.3 grams of either mannitol or sorbitol

Analysis of Garden of Life Protein Powder with Respect to FODMAP

Raw Organic Fit Weight Loss Protein Powder

Ingredients

  • Organic Pea Protein
  • Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Protein
  • Organic Tapioca Fibre
  • Organic Chia Seed& Sprout
  • Organic Flax Seed & Sprout
  • Organic Amaranth Sprout
  • Organic Quinoa Sprout
  • Organic Millet Sprout
  • Organic Buckwheat Sprout
  • Organic Garbanzo Bean Sprout
  • Organic Lentil Sprout
  • Organic Adzuki Bean Sprout
  • Organic Sunflower Seed Sprout
  • Organic Pumpkin Seed Sprout
  • Organic Sesame Seed Sprout
  • Raw Organic Svetol
  • Raw Organic Ashwagandha
  • Organic Baobab Fruit
  • Organic Cinnamon
  • Organic Daikon Radish Sprout
  • Organic Alfalfa Sprout

There are many ingredients in this protein powder that are high FODMAP or are untested such as organic amaranth sprout and Ashwagandha, which is untested. Pea is included in high FODMAP vegetables, but pea protein or pea fibre do not cause bloating and gas formation.

Raw Organic Meal Replacement Powder

Ingredients

  • Organic pea protein
  • Organic sprouted brown rice protein
  • Organic amaranth (sprout)
  • Organic buckwheat (sprout)
  • Organic millet (pearl & sprout)
  • Organic quinoa (sprout)
  • Organic chia seed (sprout)
  • Organic adzuki bean (sprout)
  • Organic flax seed (sprout)
  • Organic garbanzo bean (sprout)
  • Organic lentil (sprout)
  • Organic pumpkin seed (sprout)
  • Organic sesame seed (sprout)
  • Organic sunflower seed (sprout)
  • Organic tapioca fibre
  • Organic chia seed
  • Organic flax meal
  • Organic cacao
  • Organic chocolate flavours
  • Organic erythritol
  • Sea salt
  • Organic stevia (rebaudioside A from stevia rebaudiana leaf)
  • Organic vanilla flavour
  • Organic spinach (leaf)
  • Organic baobab (fruit)
  • Organic apple (fruit)
  • Organic beet (root)
  • Organic broccoli (stalk & flower)
  • Organic carrot (root)
  • Organic tomato (fruit)
  • Organic green bell pepper (fruit)
  • Organic brussels sprout (leaf)
  • Organic ginger (root)
  • Organic garlic (bulb)
  • Organic onion (bulb)
  • Organic strawberry (fruit)
  • Organic cherry (fruit)
  • Organic parsley (leaf)
  • Organic cauliflower (flower & stem)
  • Organic blackberry (fruit)
  • Organic cabbage (leaf)
  • Organic blueberry (fruit)
  • Organic raspberry (fruit)
  • Organic kale (leaf)
  • Organic cucumber (gourd)
  • Organic celery (stalk)
  • Organic asparagus (flower & stem)
  • Organic alfalfa grass juice
  • Organic spirulina
  • Organic barley grass juice 
  • Organic oat grass juice
  • Organic wheat grass juice

Ingredients which are mentioned in this meal replacement powder contains following High FODMAP foods.

  • Organic Amaranth (Sprout)
  • Organic Apple
  • Organic Broccoli (Stalk)
  • Organic Brussel Sprouts
  • Organic Garlic
  • Organic Onion
  • Organic Celery
  • Organic Cauliflower
  • Organic Blackberry
  • Organic Raspberry
  • Organic Cabbage
  • Organic Asparagus

Raw Organic Protein Powder

Ingredients

  • Organic pea protein
  • Organic sprouted brown rice protein
  • Organic amaranth sprout
  • Organic buckwheat sprout
  • Organic millet sprout
  • Organic cracked wall chlorella
  • Organic quinoa sprout
  • Organic chia seed sprout
  • Organic garbanzo bean sprout
  • Organic lentil sprout
  • Organic adzuki bean sprout
  • Organic flax seed sprout
  • Organic sunflower seed sprout
  • Organic pumpkin seed sprout
  • Organic sesame seed sprout
  • Organic guar gum
  • Organic carob bean gum
  • Organic vanilla flavour
  • Organic stevia extract
  • Organic erythritol
  • Organic chocolate flavours
  • Organic cacao
  • Sea salt

In this protein powder there are listed ingredients which are high FODMAP or untested such as organic amaranth sprout and chlorella.

Organic Grass-Fed Whey Protein

Ingredients

  • Organic whey protein concentrate
  • Organic tapioca fibre (IMO)
  • Organic vanilla flavour
  • Organic gum acacia
  • Organic erythritol
  • Sea salt
  • Organic stevia extract

This protein powder contains low FODMAP ingredients and does not contain any high FODMAP ingredient, however erythritol may give gastrointestinal distress and should be avoided.

 

Organic Plant Based Protein Powder

Ingredients

  • Organic pea protein
  • Organic sprouted navy bean
  • Organic sprouted lentil bean
  • Organic sprouted garbanzo bean
  • Organic cranberry protein (seed)
  • Organic cacao
  • Organic carob
  • Organic chocolate flavours
  • Organic vanilla flavour
  • Organic stevia extract (leaf)
  • Organic apple (fruit pulp)
  • Organic tart cherry (fruit)
  • Organic turmeric (root)
  • Organic blueberry (fruit)
  • Organic goji berry fruit

This protein powder contains high FODMAP or untested ingredients, such as Organic apple and goji berry fruit.

 

Certified Grass-Fed Whey Protein

Ingredients

  • Whey proteins isolate 91% 
  • Milk protein 9%
  • Organic cocoa
  • Organic creamer flavour
  • Organic erythritol
  • Organic chocolate flavours
  • Sea salt
  • Sunflower lecithin
  • Organic stevia extract

All the ingredients are low FODMAP including milk protein. No high FODMAP ingredient, however erythritol may cause digestive distress and should be avoided.

 

Sport Protein Drink

Ingredients

  • Filtered water
  • Grass fed milk protein isolate
  • Organic erythritol
  • Potassium citrate
  • Sea salt
  • Gellan gum
  • Organic natural flavour
  • Organic rebaudioside A

All ingredients are low FODMAP. No high FODMAP ingredient, however erythritol may cause digestive distress and should be avoided.

 

Organic Plant Based Performance Protein Bars

Ingredients

  • Organic tapioca (syrup and soluble fibre)
  • Organic peanuts
  • Organic pea proteins
  • Organic vegetable glycerin
  • Organic chocolate coating
  • Organic cacao nibs
  • Organic erythritol
  • Organic tapioca fibre
  • Organic cocoa butter
  • Organic stevia extract
  • Natural licorice flavour
  • Organic sunflower lecithin
  • Organic vanilla bean extract
  • Organic pea crisps
  • Organic yacon syrup
  • Organic sprouted brown rice protein
  • Organic peanut flour
  • Organic acacia fibre
  • Organic flavour
  • Sea salt

This protein bar contains untested ingredients, such as yacon syrup.

 

Organic Plant Based Energy + Focus

  • Organic cane sugar
  • Organic Baobab (fruit)
  • Whole coffee fruit extract
  • Organic Emblic fruit extract
  • Organic spinach leaf
  • Organic beetroot
  • Organic kale leaf

This protein bar contains untested ingredients, such as baobab, emblic fruit extract.

 

Organic Plant Based Recovery

Ingredients

  • Organic cane sugar
  • Organic orange juice powder
  • Organic Emblic fruit extract
  • Organic pea protein
  • Organic apple (fruit pulp)
  • Organic Baobab (fruit)
  • Organic tart cherry (fruit)
  • Organic turmeric
  • Organic blueberry
  • Organic goji berry fruit
  • Organic rooibos leaf extract
  • Organic holy basil leaf
  • Organic guava fruit and leaf
  • Organic lemon fruit

This product contains high FODMAP or untested ingredients such as Organic apple, baobab, emblic fruit extract, etc.

 

Organic Protein Plant Based Drink

Ingredients

  • Filtered water
  • Organic pea protein
  • Organic erythritol
  • Medium chain triglycerides (coconut)
  • Organic rice protein
  • Organic acacia gum
  • Organic coconut oil
  • Organic natural flavour
  • Organic rebaudioside A
  • Sea salt
  • Gellan gum

No high FODMAP ingredients, however erythritol may cause digestive distress and should be avoided.

 

Sport Protein Drink

Ingredients

  • Filtered water
  • Grass fed milk protein isolate
  • Organic erythritol
  • Potassium citrate
  • Sea salt
  • Gellan gum
  • Organic natural flavours
  • Organic rebaudioside A

No high FODMAP ingredients, however erythritol may cause digestive distress and should be avoided.

Medically reviewed by Onikepe Adegbola, MD PhD


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