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Low Fiber Diets?

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In doing my research I came accross a website that suggests eating a low fiber diet for celiacs. If I don't eat enough fiber, then I get the big C. :( I was just wondering if any one else had heard this also and what the significance of a low fiber diet does for a celiac.

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That sounds crazy and pointless. Maybe they meant initially, until your gut heals? Or maybe they meant to say that Celiacs end up eating a lower fiber diet because of the lack of whole grains?


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Maybe they mean at the intial diagnosis of celiac but it reads as if in addition to following the gluten-free diet one should follow a low fiber one too.....scary what is out there!

Amy


Diagnosed with Celiac Disease February 2007

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In our case, a fiber rich diet was and is really important to help with the constipation too. However, many folks equate a fiber rich diet with raw fruits and vegetables, which are hard to digest, especially with a "raw" intestine. What we had to do for our son, was really cook all the fruit and vegetables, which allowed us to still get a decent fiber content, but helped make digestion easier. So, I wonder and what they considered "low fiber". Good luck

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Fiber can be rough on the intestines, even more so in people with celiac disease. I eat a low fiber diet. Fiber draws water into the colon, which causes me to have dehydration. But I don't suffer from constipation, so eating low fiber is fine for me. Obviously fiber is good for those who sufer from constipation.


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