Irritable bowel syndrome, also called IBS, is a digestive condition that can cause pretty unpleasant symptoms, including pain, cramping, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. The illness is chronic and often involves making lifestyle and dietary changes that help keep the symptoms at bay. If you suffer from IBS, it’s a good idea to talk with your doctor about what foods you can and can’t eat. However, the foods on this list are generally safe for most people.
1. Fennel Can Really Help
Many people with irritable bowel syndrome report that fennel helps cut bloating and gas. It has a slightly licorice type flavor that many people think is appealing, both cooked and raw. You can add shaved fennel to salads or roast it with chicken or fish. Fennel is easy to find at grocery stores and is simple to work with, so give it a try today.