Low Carb Diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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A Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Improves Symptoms and Quality of Life in Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome

"Stool consistency improved from diarrheal to normal form. Pain scores and quality-of-life measures significantly improved. Outcomes were independent of weight loss."

Abstract: Austin et al, A Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Improves Symptoms and Quality of Life in Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology June 2009 (Vol. 7, Issue 6, Pages 706-708.e1)