Here are some guidelines for dealing with IBS that can help you navigate eating and drinking and work well with all The Culinary Cure Wellness Programs.


***Hold off on probiotics for now; add fermented slaws and krauts to all meals


Please keep trying a wide variety of fruits and vegetables keeping a journal of what you digest well and what causes a reaction. It’s important to get vegetables in your diet.


  • Coffee
  • Corn
  • Dairy
  • Wheat
  • Sweets
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Grapes
  • Beans
  • Broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, asparagus – keep track of vegetables that give you trouble
  • See how lettuce and leafy greens do. Try cooked spinach and kale.


  • Cooked carrots
  • Cooked beets
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Leeks
  • Avocados
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Apples
  • Berries
  • Bananas
  • Keep track of fruits that give you trouble
  • Nuts, grains, and seeds but chew them well till they are mush
    ***Add fermented slaws and krauts to EVERY meal
    ***Add raw ginger as much as possible to food


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