Although there is a good amount of foods that you will probably want to avoid, many people with IBS enjoy a wide range of meals. Though it isn’t always easy, there are ways to get the nutrients that you need even though you have removed some foods from your diet. Preparation and reading are required if you want to learn how to cook delicious food that fills your need for nutrition, so here is a short list of IBS friendly foods to add for to you diet.
Water - First and foremost, water is one of the most important things that you can ingest. It is essential for cellular functionality, and general health so it’s important to be sure to get enough water each day. It is recommended that you drink at least 4-6 cups of water each day. Though you should check with your doctor regarding if you are unsure how much water is best for you and your health.
Vegetable Juice - Be sure to try small amounts and take note of how it affects you, but vegetable juice can be an excellent source of nutrients and provide you with a large dose of electrolytes. You can also blend skinned fruits and vegetables to make ultra-healthy smoothies.
Steamed vegetables – Some of the easiest to digest vegetables are those that are steamed. The steaming process makes them softer so that they pass through your system with far more ease.
Easily Digested Protein - People with IBS frequently have a hard time getting the protein that is needed to achieve health. Be sure to include foods in your diet that are easily digested like tuna, salmon and other omega 3 rich fish.
Good Fats - It can be very beneficial if you consume an appropriate amount of good fats in your diet. Coconut oil is an example of one of the best sources for the nutrients and healthy fats. You can also have small amounts of egg yolk and fish also contains a good amount of these types of fats.