What foods should be avoided with SIBO?
- Lentils and beans.
- Wheat and rye.
- Natural and artificial sweeteners, including agave syrup, xylitol, sorbitol, and high fructose corn syrup.
- Dairy products like cottage cheese or ice cream.
- Certain vegetables, including onions, garlic, artichokes, cabbage, and cauliflower.
What is the best diet to follow for SIBO?
Low FODMAP Diet (LFD): The most widely discussed option in conjunction with IBS and SIBO, this diet removes various types of sugars, including legumes, dairy, wheat, high fructose fruits and sweeteners (including honey and agave), artificial sweeteners, and many vegetables.
Are bananas good for SIBO?
Yes, you can eat bananas with SIBO. However, the low FODMAP diet, the SCD, and the GAPS diet all differ in banana consumption recommendations. If you are following the low FODMAP diet, an unripe, green banana may be eaten while a ripe banana may not.