I have been suffering from IBS for 25 years now and have learned thru trial and error which foods I can and can't eat. My Dr. said for me to avoid foods that I have found to bother me, so that is what I do. I too avoid artificial sweeteners and fatty foods. I am lactose intolerant but I do occasionally eat yogurt which usually does not bother me. I have tried working in fruits and veggies but as I said thru trial and error I have learned which I absolutely can and cannot eat. I avoid processed meats like hot dogs and bacon but have tried turkey based meats and have a little better luck with those and enjoy them alot. I have also tried almond milk and cannot drink it. Thank you for your input.View Thread
I have IBS and need to lose at least 50lbs. Problem is there are SO many foods that I cannot eat because of the IBS that would really help me lose some weight. I crave sweets and carbs. I cannot eat fruit, and only a couple of different veggies, no pork or beef, no dairy, no eggs, no whole grain anything, nothing that has any real fiber. I try to exercise every day by riding a stationary bike and going for a short walk. I am on blood pressure and high cholesterol meds. Any ideas ????View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD Communities are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. Communities are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.
Do not consider Communities as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.