Recently I had the chance to chat with the creators of FODZYME and founders of Kiwi Biosciences, Anjie and David. I met Anjie earlier this year at Digestive Disease Week where I was introduced to the digestive enzyme powder. I immediately loved how the mission of FODZYME was to make foods more accessible to those with digestive struggles. So often the recommendation is to limit foods. This can feel extremely isolating and be difficult to stick to. FODZYME’s approach is to treat the food instead of eliminating it.
In this week’s episode of the Crohnically Mom podcast Anjie and David share the science behind the revolutionary powder. We discussed what FODMAPs are (these are what FODZYME targets), how the powder works, and who it works for. We also discussed the social and mental effects intense elimination diets can have on an individual and the benefit of having another option to try.
I have been using the powder when I eat certain foods since I discovered the product earlier this year. I know it personally works for me, but I loved being able to get an insight into why it works. I also really enjoyed hearing from Anjie and David about their journeys that led them to found their company and create FODZYME. Their passion for the product is inspiring and I am so grateful for their work.
You can listen to the full conversation in this week’s episode of Crohnically Mom. It is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Soundcloud.
Additionally, if you are interested in trying FODZYME, they have provided Crohnically Blonde readers and Crohnically Mom listeners with a discount code (CROHNICALLYBLONDE) for 20% off your order!
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