The article shows benefits of fiber in general but doesn't distinguish between soluble and insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber in whole grains is great for losing weight etc., but it can irritate the sensitive digestive system of someone with IBD.
Soluble fiber in psyllium and some fruits and veggies like avocados are less irritating and can be easily broken down by the bacteria to nourish the colon.
Male, born 1951, DX IBD Feb08. No meds, allergic to Mesalamine. Food diary instead of SCD or Paleo.
When needed VSL#3DS sprinkled over powdered psyllium seed is very helpful.
Lactobacillus Reuteri (NCIMB 30242), Culturelle, Saccharomyces boulardii.
Fish oil, curcumin, extra D3, magnesium, multivitamin, glutamine when gut repair needed.
Resistant Starch and lots of fruit & vegetables (but no cruciferous), No Gluten, no soda, no HFCS, no shellfish. No processed foods with maltodextrin, sorbitol, polysorbate80 or carrageenan. No GMO foods saturated with Roundup.
Nature created all of the locks, therefore Nature has all of the keys