Thanks for sharing about the soluble fiber. It can really help a lot. I am writing as one who had this for a very long time. It was only given a label in 2003. I also used the white fiber to help for a number of years and in 2009 started focusing on white bread, crackers, rice, potatoes..... it worked reasonably well relative to the trouble I had had before, but I still had to be really careful and found I had a lot of minor triggers. Last fall when I did an elimination diet (just as an experiment for my studies in nutrition). I discovered that I am indeed sensitive to wheat. I had been tested for Celiac a number of years ago, but now that I do very little wheat, including white, my digestion percolates along quite well and tolerates some abuse again . I find it helps to eat lot of vegetables like dark leafy greens, sweet potatoes, beets, winter squash. I no longer need the white powder fiber supplement. (There is actually a wheat component in many of those.)
I just thought I would write to tell you that I am so glad that you are finding relief with the soluble fiber. From my reading and talking to folks, i am finding that there are lots of people like me in the IBS world who are actually sensitive to wheat.View Thread
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