IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common condition that affects tens of millions of us globally. Today we are sharing some natural home remedies and helpful diet tips to reduce the symptoms.
Eliminating sugar and grains can have immediate results. In many cases, you’ll need to be aware of ‘FODMAPS’ which is a type of carbohydrate linked to IBS. We’ve included a FREE printable Low FODMAP Shopping List to help you on your way.
Irritable Bowel Symptoms
There are around 35 million Americans living with this condition. That’s one in 7, and 2 in 3 are women.
One of the major symptoms of Irritable Bowel is bloating. Constipation, mucus in your stool, and excess gas are other key indicators. The good news is that there are a number of anti-bloat foods that you can add to your shopping list. Celery is one such example. It’s also vital that you get sufficient sleep and you engage in moderate exercise. Small changes to your lifestyle can have big positive effects.
Fodmaps Food List
The above chart from Dr.Axe shows you the foods to include in your diet such as vegetables, fruits and nuts. There are also some excellent dairy alternatives.
Foods to limit include almonds and hazelnuts, avocado, cherries, and butternut pumpkin. You should also steer clear of sweeteners, lactose, honey, and wheat.
It is important to consult your doctor and ask for a test. You can then make sound decisions based on the results. As mentioned earlier, lifestyle and dietary changes will drastically improve your condition.
Low Fodmap Shopping List
This handy chart from Kates Carlata is one to pin. It has excellent suggestions when it comes to shopping.
By making changes to your diet and your shopping list, you will start to see results quickly. They say that everything starts with a healthy gut and food has the biggest impact.
Suitable Foods On A Low Fodmap Diet
This detailed infographic is extremely handy and will be a great help to sufferers. It outlines all the best and worst foods to include and avoid.
Another excellent way to monitor your body and see how different foods are affecting you is to conduct an Elimination Diet.
IBS Lifestyle Changes Recommendations
Here are some great recommendations when it comes to lifestyle changes. By limiting fatty foods, eating slower, and chewing thoroughly, you will start to notice changes.
Home Remedies For IBS
Alternately, mix 1/2 teaspoon of psyllium husks or Isabgol and one cup of yogurt. Eat it daily 1 hour after your lunch and dinner.
How To Treat IBS Naturally Video
Dr. Josh Axe is renowned for his Natural Remedies and holistic approach to health. In this video, he explains what triggers IBS Symptoms and also the best ways to treat the condition. We highly recommend that you view the video for a full understanding of this condition. To watch, click Play above ^
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