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  1. General Discussion
    I recently tried the specific carbohydrate diet and ended up worse off because of the higher protein intake. Proteins need fats and carbohydrates in order to be digested fully. A diet high in protein and low in carbs or fats is toxic to the body. I found this out the hard way. Bacteria feed...
  2. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    The first site explains the connection between resistant starch and glycemic index. The second link leads to a very comprehensive list of resistant starch foods. Basic summary: While resistant starch is healthy overall, it can lead to IBS symptoms for a lot of us. Resistant Starch is a type...
  3. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    Rice is often a problem food for IBS and there could be several reasons for this. IBS sufferers might think that they tolerate rice because it doesn't cause gas. For many of us though, rice causes a lot of gas once its resistant starch arrives in the colon to be fermented by bacteria. Because...
  4. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    This is one of the toughest questions for anyone with IBS. The low FODMAP diet, which reduces IBS symptoms by excluding gas-producing foods in only supposed to be temporary. High FODMAPs which form butyrate are generally healthy for the colon and should be gradually reintroduced. The...
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