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List of the best foods for IBS, as ranked by health care professionals. IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is disorder that can lead to abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. While it’s never been proven that there is any specific diet that can do away with an IBS diagnosis, there are plenty of foods that can relieve the uncomfortable symptoms. Foods that are high in fiber, such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, are great for getting rid of the toxins in your body and ensuring that you have regular bowel movements.

What are the best foods for IBS? Which foods should you avoid for IBS? In order to rid yourself of the symptoms of IBS, you need to stay away from fat, greasy foods, most of which can be found on a drive through menu. Instead your diet should consist of foods that aid in the digestive system, such as bran, seeds, and pears.

Those suffering from IBS may find their lives significantly impacted by the negative side effects. One of the best ways to cut down on these symptoms is by changing your diet to a healthier, fiber-rich diet. The foods on this list are filled with nutrients that will keep your body from toxins that cause gastric distress. If you know of any foods that combat IBS and aren't listed, make sure to add them to the list of good foods to eat if you have IBS.

Oatmeal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods for IBS
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Oatmeal, also known as white oats, is ground oat groats, or a porridge made from oats. Oatmeal can also be steel-cut, crushed, or rolled. ...more on Wikipedia

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Strawberries is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods for IBS
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Fragaria is a genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae, commonly known as strawberries for their edible fruits. There are more than 20 described species and many hybrids and cultivars. The most common strawberries grown commercially are cultivars of the garden strawberry, a hybrid known as Fragaria × ananassa. Strawberries have a taste that varies by cultivar, and ranges from quite sweet to rather tart. Strawberries are an important commercial fruit crop, widely grown in all temperate regions of the world. ...more on Wikipedia

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Apple is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods for IBS
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The apple tree is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple. It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe, and were brought to North America by European colonists. Apples have religious and mythological significance in many cultures, including Norse, Greek and European Christian traditions. Apple trees are large if grown from seed, but small if grafted onto roots. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars of apples, resulting ...more on Wikipedia

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Banana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods for IBS
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A banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness, but is usually elongated and curved, with soft flesh rich in starch covered with a rind which may be green, yellow, red, purple, or brown when ripe. The fruits grow in clusters hanging from the top of the plant. Almost all modern edible parthenocarpic bananas come from two wild species – Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana. The scientific names of most cultivated bananas are Musa acuminata, Musa balbisiana, and Musa × paradisiaca for the hybrid Musa acuminata × M. balbisiana, depending on their genomic ...more on Wikipedia

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