Substituting Common IBS Trigger Foods - dummies

Substituting Common IBS Trigger Foods

By Carolyn Dean, L. Christine Wheeler

Part of IBS Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Finding IBS-friendly substitutions for favorite foods that trigger your symptoms is often a high priority when you’re eating with IBS. Never fear: The following list helps you substitute some of the most common IBS triggers with alternatives that are less likely to cause your symptoms to flare:

  • Milk: Substitute with rice milk, almond milk, coconut milk, and soy milk that hasn’t been genetically modified

  • Cheese: Substitute with goat cheese and soy cheese, rice cheese

  • Sugar: Substitute with stevia, Just Like Sugar, agave, honey, maple syrup, blackstrap molasses, and brown rice syrup

  • Wheat: Substitute with rice, kamut, millet, quinoa, amaranth