For anyone fighting the painful and uncomfortable symptoms of IBS, certain mealtime guidelines can help. Learn which foods are best for digestive health.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is common, affecting as many as 20 percent of Americans, and yet it remains a mystery. No one knows exactly what causes it, and there is no way for a doctor to make a definitive diagnosis. What's certain is that food can trigger flare-ups of the disorder — by finding out what foods are your personal triggers, you can learn how to eat meals that are safe for your stomach. IBS Basics: What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? How Food Affects IBS