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Be it any condition, a healthy diet is a road to fast recovery. Watch this video for some quick and easy recipes to help you recover from Irritable Bowel Syndrome!


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common digestive disorder. In this condition, the normal rhythmic muscle contractions of the intestines that move food through the digestive tract become irregular and uncoordinated. This disturbs the usual the flow of food and the waste material leading to symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, mucus in stools, constipation and alternating diarrhea.


Symptoms to look for:

• Irregular & uncoordinated muscle contractions
• Abdominal pain, bloating, mucus in stools
• Constipation and alternating diarrhea


Food groups to consume in irritable bowel syndrome:

1. Fiber: Regulates bowel movement

Foods to consume: Oats or oat bran, brown rice, nuts, flax seed powder and fruits like apples, bananas, pears, and papaya. Also eat vegetables like carrots, cucumbers and beetroot

2. Alfalfa seeds and aloe vera: Heals digestive system

3. Probiotics: Improves digestion

Foods to consume: Yogurt

4. Herbs: Enhances digestive capacity of intestine

Foods to consume: Coriander seeds, dried ginger powder, asafoetida, cumin seeds and fennel seeds


Recipes based on the above food groups:

Recipe 1: Beetroot cutlet

1. Heat 1 tbsp sunflower oil in pan
2. Add 1 chopped onion in it
3. Saute the onions till it turns golden
4. Add 2 boiled, peeled and grated beetroots in it
5. Saute this mixture till it becomes dry for about 7-8 min
6. Once dry, add ½ red chilly powder
7. Add salt to taste
8. Also add ¼ tsp dry mango powder – amchur
9. Mix all this well
10. Remove this beetroot mixture in a bowl
11. Now add 2 boiled and mashed potatoes in it
12. Also add 2 tbsp corn starch powder and mix this all
13. Now make small cutlets of this mixture

You can even use cutlet molds to give them a perfect shape

14. Now take some corn starch powder in a small plate
15. Dust the cutlets in the corn starch powder

This will make the cutlets firm and will not allow them to break while frying

16. Heat 1 tbsp sunflower oil in a fry pan
17. Place the cutlets on the pan
18. Fry these cutlets till it becomes crisp for about 5-8 min on
each side
19. Remove in a serving dish
20. Serve hot with mint chutney

Recipe 2: Cucumber & tomato raita

1. Put 1 cup low fat yogurt in a bowl
2. Grate ½ a carrot in it
3. Also chop ½ a cucumber in it
4. Now, chop ½ a tomato as well
5. Finally, add some salt, jeera powder and chaat masala for
6. Add ½ tsp fennel seeds as well
7. Mix them all well



• Avoid animal fats, butter, aerated drinks, tea, coffee, milk ,
fried, spicy or processed foods
• Avoid broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and legumes
• Refrain alcohol and tobacco






The above recipes have been developed in consultation with a nutritionist. However, these are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your physician before adopting the suggestions in this video, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Refer to the terms of use on our website


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  1. Soluble fiber is Best foods to fight Irritable Bowel Syndrome, The long observed problem in IBS sufferers is alternate constipation and diarrhea episodes and so if we have to choose fiber: soluble fiber will be a safe bet. Moreover these foods are alkaline in nature and so add to the gut environment benefit.

    Freshly cut whole fruits and cooked vegetables are the sources for soluble fiber. One must consume at least 3 fruits and at least 2 big bowl full of cooked veggies.

    Oats with its Beta Glucan can prove to be a boon in disguise as a soluble fiber to invite good bugs. Oats can be mixed in poha or upma or roti flour or cooked in water. Take atleast 2 tablespoon of oat flakes daily to get the benefits.
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  2. Thanks for the awesome video. My father was suffering from IBS and he tried many treatments in allopathic but have less relief and symptoms came back all the time so i decide to search some alternative medicine and find some useful herbal remedies from a online portal #planetayurveda and starting taking along with the diet and home remedies & now he has almost 90% relief in my symptoms

  3. I used to eat a lot of spicy Indian food and had no gut issues. Recently, I've been on an American diet and I have all the symptoms of IBS. I think what she is saying has a great deal of validity—at least for me. Ginger, cumin, peppers, etc., are good for my system, but everyone is a little different.

  4. Thanks a lot for this video as my uncle was suffering from IBS & he used many medicines for no relief and we are so worried that symptoms are aggregated but thank god our relative suggest us to use IBS care pack of planet ayurveda along with using these foods that helped my uncle a lot and his symptoms are no more.

  5. i have neither diarhea nor constipation but i have incomplete evacuation(tenesmus) 24/7 bowel urgues,, destroyed my life,,, my education,,, i was a topper of my class and now i have left studies because of this thing,,,, i am broken,, what should i do?? kindly help me 😭😭😭😭😭

  6. Wait Onions? Thought that was a Big Big No for IBS as they accentuate problems in the large intestine when broken down. Also chilli powder? Really? Garlics of any kind are also a big no no!

  7. I think it's really important to educate ourselves on Irritable bowel syndrome – what it does to the body – what to do if you have it, and how to prevent it. contact dr.oyalo for natural cure on his channel. i got cured with his remedy.

  8. I have IBS and brown rice, nuts and flax seeds are too inflamatrory for someone with IBS. Whole grains actually can cause IBS flare up. I have to eat very soft food like hospital food not to get sick. I cannot do any whole grains, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, lentels, quinoa, and even some fruits are not good for ibs sufferers.
    Foods like potatoes, white rice, white bread, poultry, oatmeal are the best for my gut

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