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What can help with your irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea?

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Smart eating habits can make your life a little easier when you have irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, or IBS-D. And you don't have to completely give up any foods you like.

"Moderation is important," says Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, author of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Guide to Better Digestion.

It's important to stick to a balanced diet when you have IBS, so never totally avoid certain groups of food, or you may be depriving yourself of nutrients you need.

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Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, author, . American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion

American College of Gastroenterology: "Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome."

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "What I need to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome" and "Irritable Bowel Syndrome,"

St. Luke's Texas Liver Institute web site.

The Mayo Clinic: "Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet."

Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.  

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 1, 2018

SOURCES:

Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, author, . American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion

American College of Gastroenterology: "Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome."

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "What I need to know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome" and "Irritable Bowel Syndrome,"

St. Luke's Texas Liver Institute web site.

The Mayo Clinic: "Dietary fiber: Essential for a healthy diet."

Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.  

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 1, 2018

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