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  1. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    Breakfast: 2 soft boiled eggs with steamed zucchini, green string beans & carrot. Pot of black tea. Lunch: Salami with salad: carrot, cucumber, olives Late afternoon: tomato, more salami Dinner: Steak with steamed zucchini, green beans and carrots. Only water to drink. No grains, legumes...
  2. General Discussion
    IBS has many sub-types: IBS-C (constipation predominant), IBS-D (diarrhea predominant), IBS-alternating (both constipation and diarrhea), IBS post-infectious (IBS caused as a result of gastrointestinal infection), and Leaky Gas (not officially recognised as an IBS sub-type). Bacteria IBS is...
  3. Leaky Gas (LG) / Incontinence / Odor
    NB: It's now April and I've edited this post by deleting the glucose lollies that I thought were OK but weren't and also the other fruit and yoghurt. This is my basic default diet which I've been eating for almost a month: Breakfast: 2 eggs, 2 shortcut bacon & fried tomato. A pot of black tea...
  4. Diet
    (The following information from Nutrition Data:) Different starch levels of potato per 100 grams of food: dehydrated, dry form 70 grams potato chips 58 grams french fries 38 grams mashed 8 grams...
  5. Diet
    My most successful diet is a combination of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and the low FODMAP diet. This thread might be confusing for people as I was still eating starches and high FODMAPs and getting mixed results. I wouldn't bother reading this thread as I was still eating the wrong foods...
  6. Diet
    Most of us suspect that we have a problem digesting starch but don't understand exactly what causes this. The link below offers a very clear description of how starch feeds an opportunistic pathogen called Klebsiella. This bacteria is implicated in Ankylosing Spondylitis, an autoimmune disease...
  7. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    I can't find any studies on the link between early dinner time and efficient bowel evacuation. Maybe this is one reason why IBS-C / Gas / Leaky Gas is so poorly understood. Eating dinner earlier and diet has made a big difference to evacuation time for me so I hope this post helps those with...
  8. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    The FODMAP theory introduced the concept of a "personal threshold" to FODMAPs, meaning a point at which IBS symptoms began. The FODMAP diet is based on the principle of excluding all FODMAPs for 2 months then gradually reintroducing one FODMAP at a time to test tolerance. The FODMAP theory...
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