Guide To High-Fiber Foods And Recipes For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Chia Seeds

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There are many different seeds that individuals with irritable bowel syndrome may add to their diet to get more fiber. However, chia seeds are some of the most highly recommended. They have qualities that make them ideal for irritable bowel syndrome patients. Chia seeds are good at regulating bowel movements in patients who suffer from frequent constipation. They are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Rather than being used as a snack, chia seeds are usually an ingredient in more complicated dishes. Individuals may sprinkle the seeds on top of a dish. They can also add chia seeds to homemade smoothies. 

Chia seeds are packed with other nutrients as well, including protein, calcium, magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus. They are one of the best sources in the world for absorbing these vital nutrients. Almost all of the carbohydrates in a serving of chia seeds are made up of fibrous material. Thus, they are suitable for individuals who want to pursue a low-carbohydrate irritable bowel syndrome diet. An excellent starting recipe is a chia seed pudding made with only three ingredients: chia seeds, honey, and almond milk. Patients need two tablespoons of chia seeds, half a cup of almond milk, and one teaspoon of honey for each serving of this pudding.

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