Wie du mit der richtigen Ernährung dem Reizdarm den Kampf ansagst


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Rumbling, pulling, bubbling or pinching, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation or just nasty stomach ache. If your bowels are going crazy, then there is an urgent need to clean them up. It's like with the basement: we stuff everything into it for years, and at some point, we don't even know what's in it anymore. Maybe it molds in the meantime or mice are nibbling through our things.There's only one thing to do: clean up! The same principle applies to irritable bowel syndrome. If it rumbles in the intestine, then there are too many harmful bacteria, fungi, and viruses. In the long term, they weaken your immune system and can even promote diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure or obesity. Experts recommend a diet change that does not include certain nutrients. The magic formula is: FODMAP diet.

It's been bothering your bowels.


Darmflora

FODMAP stands for fermenting oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. These are nutrients such as carbohydrates and sugar alcohols. In a healthy intestine, they are completely broken down and processed. However, if the intestinal flora is mixed up, the nutrients will not be completely processed. This leads to flatulence, constipation, diarrhea or heartburn. Scientists recommend a FODMAP diet for people with irritable bowel syndrome. You should avoid certain foods for at least two to six weeks. These include some sugars such as sorbitol, xylitol, maltitol, isomalt, but also honey and fruit with a high fructose content such as apples, pears, cherries, and plums. Wheat is an oligosaccharide, so you should eat wheat-free for a while. This is not so easy, as wheat or its components are used in many industrially produced foods. Always read the list of ingredients or bake it yourself, then you know exactly what's in it. Spelt is one of the foods with low FODMAP content. Nowadays you can get flour in every supermarket.

Once your bowel has calmed down after a few weeks, you can gradually add the foods you like most back to your diet. But as soon as you get flatulence, diarrhea, constipation or abdominal pain again, this is an . You should then abstain from these foods in the long run, for the sake of your intestines and your well-being.

Better not

– these foods have a high FODMAP content::

Fruit:

Apples, pears, cherries, mangos, apricots, peaches, plums
and watermelons

Vegetables:

Artichokes, cauliflower, broccoli, garlic, onions, mushrooms, black salsifies, sugar snap peas, peas, chick peas, lentils
and red beans

Dairy products:

Milk and buttermilk, cream cheese and ricotta

Cereals:

Wheat and rye, noodles, biscuits and cakes

Sweetener:

honey, sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol, maltitol and isomalt

They're good

- food containing less FODMAP:

Fruit:

Bananas, grapefruits, raspberries, honeydew melons, kiwis, grapes and citrus fruits

Vegetables:

Chinese cabbage, carrots, lettuce, pumpkins, corn, peppers, cucumbers, celery, tomatoes and zucchini


Dairy products:

Lactose-free milk products, matured cheese, Brie cheese and feta

Cereals:

Spelt and gluten-free cereal products

Sweetener:

Glucose and sucrose

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