Fruit

Effect of Strawberries on IBS

Effect of Strawberries on IBS

I wanted to see if strawberries made my IBS worse or not so I tested them for 3 days in a row. It seems I can have them for 2 days but then my symptoms start kicking in.

Is fruit good if you have IBS?

Is fruit good if you have IBS?

Does fruit affect ibs symptoms? Here I check various different ones with surprising results.

Lemon and IBS

Lemon and IBS

Wow it took a long to get over the pea reaction! Anyway I’m adding lemon today – lemon juice really. I made a lovely lemon chicken dish with tarragon – I had a friend round and she loved it! I feel like its the first proper “dish” I’ve been able to eat all year! Day […]

Peas and IBS

Peas and IBS

I have added peas today. Didn’t add too many, just one portion, as they are high fibre and I already know fibre is a problem. I had them for dinner and am fine at the moment so I’ll see what happens tomorrow! Day 2 Hmm. I can’t say I have had a reaction to peas […]

Cucumber and IBS

Cucumber and IBS

I’m adding cucumber today and will also have the skin. I suppose I should try with and without the skin but seeing as whole courgettes were OK I’m sure cucumber will be too – they are very similar. Day 3 This is good. Cucumber is fine so now I can have a proper salad – […]

Melon and IBS

Melon and IBS

Today I added melon. There isn’t really much in melon so I’m sure it will be fine. Day 2 A bit iffy today. I had incomplete stools and pain on the lower LHS but not that bad so I shall continue to have some more melon tomorrow. Day 3 Well what a shock! This morning […]

Banana and IBS

Banana and IBS

It took a while to get over the eggs and IBS symptoms. So today I added banana. I’m not really a fan but they are an easy fruit to peel! When I was pregnant I had one everyday before going to bed or otherwise I would wake up in the morning starving and be sick!! […]