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5 Types Foods To Avoid When You Have Diarrhea

Foods To Avoid When You Have Diarrhea. In this article, I shall list all the foods to avoid when you are experiencing or recovering from Diarrhea. Firstly, Diarrhea is a circumstance in which you pass loose stool more frequent than is normal for you. Certainly, Diarrhea can be very embarrassing especially when you are in a meeting, job, while traveling, or even anywhere public. However, you’re at the right place having landed on the health section of our website since we shall educate you. First of all, there are considerable types of foods that trigger the digestive system hence prolong diarrhea. Furthermore, these may cause you to have additional intestinal spasms. Rather it’s good to know what to not to eat. For that reason, we shall list all the foods you probably ought to avoid during these digestive disorder moments.

1. Fatty foods.

Fatty foods have saturated fat that can speed up intestinal contractions and can cause an adverse reaction in your stomach. Fatty foods include fried and greasy foods, creamy foods, fatty cuts of meat and foods which have gravy. Milk, butter, cheese or ice cream. These dairy products contain lactose, a sugar found in dairy products. An enzyme called lactase is reduced in the body when you have diarrhoea and therefore if you consume lactose during diarrhoea, it will go undigested resulting in gas, bloating, nausea and prolonged diarrhoea.

2. Sugary foods and artificial sweeteners.

Consumption of sugar may disrupt the already sensitive and healthy bacteria in the colon, thereby making diarrhoea worse [9] . Also, artificial sweeteners should be avoided as they have a laxative effect and contribute to gas and bloating while worsening diarrhoea. So until you recover avoid diet soda, sugar-free candy, gum, etc.

3. High fibre foods.

Though soluble fibre acts as a binding agent for loose stool, too much fibre can make your stomach worse and increase the symptoms of diarrhoea. Avoid consuming insoluble fibres present in foods like whole grain cereals, whole grain bread, nuts and seeds.

4. Gas-producing foods.

Certain foods like beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and onions are known to cause gas which can worsen diarrhoea. So, until your stomach has settled down, avoid these foods. In addition, fruits like pears, plums, dried fruits (apricots, raisins, prunes) and peaches should also be avoided. Instead go for blueberries, strawberries and pineapple. Others foods to avoid with diarrhoea include pork, beef, veal, sardines, raw vegetables, rhubarb, corn, citrus fruits, onions, and garlic.

5. What Not To Drink When You Have Diarrhoea.

Avoid drinking alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverages. Because these foods have a GI irritant which should be avoided when you have diarrhoea. Also, these drinks cause dehydration in the body [5] . Hydration of the body is important to replenish the lost fluids from those repeated bowel movements.

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