The Effect of Fiber Supplementation on Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-ana...

29 Jul 2014Paul Moayyedi BSc, MB, ChB, PhD, MPH, FRCP, FRCPC, AGAF, FACG, Eamonn M M Quigley MD, FRCP, FACP, FACG, FRCPI, Brian E Lacy MD, PhD, FACG, Anthony J Lembo MD, FACG, Yuri A Saito MD, MPH, FACG, Lawrence R Schiller MD, FACP, FACG, Edy E Soffer MD, FACG, Brennan M R Spiegel MD, MSHS, FACG and Alexander C Ford MB, ChB, MD

Soluble fiber is effective in treating IBS

Meta Analysis
4 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Nuts & Peanuts Nutrition risk & protective factor

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Digestive outcome

Minor Decrease

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Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Digestive outcome

Notable Decrease

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Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Flaxseeds Nutrition risk & protective factor
Flaxseeds
Nutrition

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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