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What foods can trigger irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms?

Foods that can trigger iIBS symptoms include drinks containing caffeine, such as cola, tea or coffee; fizzy, carbonated drinks and alcohol; gassy foods, such as beans or cabbage; non-soluble fiber foods, such as nuts and seeds; fried, fatty or spicy foods; highly-processed snacks, such as, crisps, chocolate and biscuits, and; foods containing lactose (milk sugar) or fructose (fruit sugar).

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 22 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Constipation


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