Can We Eat Biscuits in IBS?

It is quite hard to skip the tasty junk food and stick to healthy and notorious homemade snacks. Isn’t it? But if you want to keep yourself full of energy and productivity, even if you have IBS, then seriously think about your diet. Most of us often come with a question in mind: can IBS patients eat biscuits or not? Well, the answer is NO!

Biscuits contain processed flour & sugar which is having very high saturated fats. This is not at all good for your health and can lead to abdominal pain or discomfort. It is why medical practitioners advise IBS patients to stay away from Biscuits as much as they can.


Are there any cookies that IBS patients can eat?


If you are really high on biscuits craving and want to have them, then go for cookies instead. Lays original baked potato chips contain low FODMAP, thus you can get this into your diet. But make sure, you are checking on the cookie count too.


List of some healthy food that can replace your biscuits craving!


1. Chips and Popcorns – In a regular snack, salted or plain popcorns are best to eat. However, if you want to have some chips, then choose baked potato chips over fried. IBS sufferers should select products that contain low levels of salt and fat. Since the amount of fat and sugar is more in biscuits; hence it is not advisable at all.

2. Hard Cheeses - According to the ACG report, for aged people, hard cheese will be preferable following a low FODMAP diet. Thinking about what kind of cheese? you can go with? They are Colby, parmesan, cheddar, and Asiago. In fact, IBS could enjoy cheese with the substitute of honey, like a slight amount of maple syrup.


3. Fruits – There is a big list of fruits that IBS patients can include in their diet, name of such fruits are – strawberries, raspberries, passion fruit, kumquats, kiwis, grapefruit, cranberries, cantaloupe, blueberries, blackberries, bananas. But make sure you are choosing fruits scrupulously as some fruits are high in fructose or polyols. They are dates, cherries, and apples. So, try to avoid them.


4. Gluten Free Toast – NIDDK aka National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney diseases states that it is very essential for IBS patients to reduce Gluten from their diet. It is because gluten includes rye, barley, and wheat. Removal of these from the diet can lower its symptoms; hence one should avoid having this. But not to worry, you can go with gluten-free toast for sure with the topping of marmalades, jams, egg, butter, etc. Adding to that, there is a different type of bread that can be included in your diet, i.e. Cornbread.

The Final Note!

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