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If you are allergic to a food an elimination diet should cause reduced symptoms in a week or two. Multivitamin/mineral supplements have both thins that can constipate or cause diarrhea.Usually an elimination diet for allergies is one meat, one starch, one veggie and one fruit. Not just a single food and nothing else.So chicken and rice with cooked green beans and I'd do a cooked pear might be better.However most people with IBS don't have food allergies and can get away with a less extreme version.You could do a low starch diet with no dairy and nothing fried or greasy (so lean chicken fish and turkey) and I would cook all the veggies and probably not do fruit at first and see how that goes.Often with IBS the problem is how your gut over-responds to the normal signals the GI tract gives when you eat a meal (that every human has every meal of their life) and eating smaller meals (300 calories or so) 4-6 times a day is more important than which foods they eat. For IBS-D types a low carb diet may help (mainly low in starch, but usually is also low in fruit and lactose containing dairy so aged cheese OK, milk is not) and that isn't as restrictive.Some people need to play with the level of fiber they need to keep things going and all meat all the time and nothing else has no fiber.If you do the eat 1-4 things the getting back to a full diet is the longest way to a normal diet. You must add back one food at a time for 3-4 days and then if it is OK then and only then do you add back the next food.
 
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