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Everything depends on which food compounds bother you, and how many grams you may tolerate (most people tend to tolerate small amounts of the types of carbs they are sensitive to)Unfortunately every single food has good compounds and bad compounds and what may be generally healthy can have compounds that bother IBSers.Apples (and pears, peaches, cherries, plums, apricots) all have sorbitol in them naturally.Cooking these fruits get rid of the sorbitol so cooked is often OK (or canned) where fresh, dried or juices can be bothersome.But only if sorbitol bothers you.Berries tend to be low in sorbitol, and well balanced in the fructose to sucrose ratio, so may be OK, but all fruit will have some fiber. You don't need to avoid all fiber (insoluble or otherwise) but you might want to limit quantities, or do a juice.Bananas also are low in sorbitol and good in the fructose to glucose ration.Aloe juice can be bitter, and the more bitter it is the more stimulatory laxative it has in it.However a lot of this depends on exactly how sensitive you are to fructose.Small amounts of high fat foods as part of a meal may be OK if the overall meal isn't over your fat tolerance level. So eating a Tablespoon of Peanut butter in a sandwich.may be OK, but large amounts of nuts or fried greasy food may not be.Potatoes are low in some of the sugars that make some veggies problematic, but are high in resistant starch which bothers others people.Here is a link about fruits kind to the intestines.http://www.askdrsears.com/html/4/t042600.asp#T042601Here is a discussion of high gas vs low gas foods.http://www.endowsec.com/pated/edtgs12.htmHere is a low fructose diet, so you might start with recommended veggies on the list but avoid the cabbage family ones if they cause you gas.http://john.toebes.com/diet.htmlGenerally cooked veggies are easier to tolerate than raw ones.
 

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There is a hydrogen breath test for fructose.Sorbitol, if you have a day you don't care about, find a low carb "energy bar" or meal replacement that has a bunch of sugar alcohols in it (like 20+ grams) and if that doesn't bother you, you don't have to worry about it.No good test for how much fat other than if you run to the bathroom right after any sort of deep fried or greasy food, but hard to test out how many grams it takes. Although doing the general healthy food guidelines (like 30% or less fat per meal) should for most people with small portion sizes be fine. The larger the meal is the more it activates the gut and unfortunately a lot of our fattier meals tend to also be large things (like a Thanksgiving feast).
 
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