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Zaftig1

Reged: 03/12/03
Posts: 92
Loc: USA
Question for Heather
      11/12/03 10:53 AM

Heather, I have been posting on a forum where lowfat diet advocates (like me) debate Atkins advocates.

There is one Atkins advocate who is posting links to studies that claim to find that ppl with IBS get attacks from sugar. I recall your book saying sugar is NOT an IBS trigger food...and in fact I have never found sugar to be a prob;em, only fat and certaion other things like too much alcohol and too-large meals.

Where are they getting this from? I have experienced Atkins devotees in the past making grandiose claims that their diet cures everything from obesity to God knows what, but this to me is ridiculous.

As a person who has had IBS since age 16 (I'm now 44), and whose IBS attacks were TOTALLY stopped once I switched to a lowfat/smaller portion (but not low sugar or low carb) diet, I do not understand their claims at all!

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* Question for Heather Zaftig1 11/12/03 10:53 AM
. * Re: Question for Heather Marias   01/12/06 06:32 AM
. * Peppermint and fennel are safe and can help... HeatherAdministrator   01/12/06 10:20 AM
. * Re: Does soluble fiber therapy work if you do not have a gall bladder? DiahrreaDonna   08/30/04 08:14 AM
. * Re: Does soluble fiber therapy work if you do not have a gall bladder? LauraSue   08/30/04 08:46 AM
. * Sugar HeatherAdministrator   11/12/03 02:16 PM
. * Re: Sugar Victorian Queen   09/20/04 04:51 PM
. * Sounds like you might have a fructose intolerance... HeatherAdministrator   09/21/04 10:44 AM
. * Re: Sounds like you might have a fructose intolerance... Victorian Queen   09/21/04 04:10 PM
. * You might check the recipe board... HeatherAdministrator   09/21/04 04:25 PM
. * Re: You might check the recipe board... Victorian Queen   09/22/04 06:19 PM
. * Re: Question for Heather mercyboxfan   11/12/03 02:01 PM
. * Re: Question for Heather lithelady   11/12/03 01:04 PM

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