HI guys! im from italy and im 18 years old! I've been an ibs sufferer (c&d) for a lot years , 8 or 9 !
Once I discovered the paleo diet , the gluten damages , the dairies/sugars/legumes damages , and once I've eliminated potatoes , my ibs is 90% gone , and this in very good for me!
I've never ate fruit in my life , and the same for the vegetables , in fact I just eat carrots ( a lot ) and 0 kind of fruit!
1 month ago I tried to eat blueberries but I had a lot of gas after it , so I stopped.
I don't understand why. I eat a lot of dark chocolate everyday and it don't causes me gas , so why some natural bluberries do it? maybe bluebberies contains more sugars then some dark chocolate?
I'D like some advices! and last thing , in my opinion , gluten/dairies combined with fodmaps , are the real causes of that pain that medicians calls IBS.
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on September 02, 2012
at 03:33 AM
If you haven't eaten fruit/veggies for years as you said, then you lack a lot of the enzymes to digest them. Your body just doesn't have these because it thinks it doesn't need them. You must start eating them, little by little. 1 cherry today, 2 strawberries tomorrow etc. Same for the veggies.
For IBS, I'd suggest some home-made goat kefir too, it has helped mine a lot with my gut flora. Start with 1/4 cup, and go up to 1 cup within 3 weeks time. Kefir has enzymes in it to digest dairy. Fermenting it for 30 hours eliminates most lactose, and goats are better casein-wise than cows.
The other thing very important for IBS sufferers: home-made bone marrow broth. It will heal your gut because of the amount of gelatin it has in it (it will close down the holes).
Finally, try a bit of offal and fish/shellfish too, and when your gut is in good condition, try some sea veggies... Check your vitamin D3 status btw.