A group of dietary sugars called FODMAPs can be responsible for IBS symptoms. A strict diet followed by a slow re-introduction of possible triggers helps to identify what foods to avoid.
I am often asked why I am gluten free. Some people ask me if I am a celiac. When I tell them I am not they then ask why I avoid gluten and whether or not a medical professional has advised me to remove it from my diet. This is my health story and why I choose to be gluten free.