- Whole-grain bread and cereals.
- Oat bran.
- Fruits (especially apples, pears, kiwifruit, figs, and kiwifruit)
- Vegetables (especially green leafy vegetables, sweet potato, and Brussels sprouts)
- Beans, peas, and lentils.
- Dried fruit.
- Prune juice.
- Non-fat milk (in moderation)
What foods should I avoid with IBS-C?
- Too much fiber, especially the insoluble kind you get in the skin of fruits and vegetables.
- Food and drinks with chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, fructose, or sorbitol.
- Carbonated drinks.
- Large meals.
- Fried and fatty foods.
What makes IBS-C worse?
Trigger foods include gluten, fatty foods, alcohol, and certain fruits and vegetables. These foods may cause symptoms or make symptoms worse. Stop eating them, and then slowly reintroduce them one at a time. You can work with a registered dietitian to do this.
How do I heal my IBS-C gut?
Treatments include lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, psychosocial therapy, and medications. Lifestyle modifications for IBS-C include reducing or avoiding alcohol and tobacco products, improving sleep habits and getting regular exercise.