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diet for healthy bowels

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: Raw vegetables are more laxative and may cause more gas. It smaller amounts together with a healthy slow grain like quinoa, buckwheat gorats, amarant ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Calories: Weight gain indicates that your calorie intake is higher than needed. Elimination of waste products does not cancel out the intake of too many calori ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Eat less roughage: Roughage is good for you, it help your GI tract move, but in your case maybe a little too fast. Combine that with foods that slow things down some lik ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Eating healthy is only part of the solution, be sure you are drinking 80-100 oz of nonalcoholic, non caffeinated fluids daily, 20 oz extra for every 3 ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy: If you can't tolerate oatmeal check to see if you have celiac disease.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Try relaxation techniques for the start.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider: IBS or other motility issues also look at the types of food you are eating gluten, etc make a diet diary and see a GI physician
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Low carb diet: Best way to loose weight is to reduce carbs. Not sure you can reduce it to zero however.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on "diet": Juicing is generally considered a healthy way to consume additional fruits and vegetables. It should not, however, be the sole source of nutrients. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathan Lilya
7 years experience Family Medicine
Low carbs...: So, your body runs on fuel (like a car runs on gas). The fuel your brain runs on is glucose, which is a carb. If you eat nothing but protein and fat ... Read More

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