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2. Fatty Foods

Consuming fat triggers the colon and the rest of the digestive system to begin working. Unfortunately, after too many fatty foods, people with IBS often experience cramping, bloating, and periods of constipation and diarrhea. As the food works its way through the gut, the colon contracts, trapping gas and fecal matter with embarrassing or painful results. People with IBS should avoid fatty meat and fried, greasy foods as much as possible.

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