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Diarrhea From The Cabbage Soup Diet
Constant gas preventing regular bowel movements and causing distension. sensitive to many foods. Eating mainly fruit, salads, fish, chicken and eggs?
Gas - bowels: You should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Almost certainly she/he will take a medical history, examine you, and order labs. Relax a bit - things will get better soon! ...Read more
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I usually get a 6 inch Club on honey oat bread with green & bananna peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers from subway. Is this well balanced meal?
Am assuming: that club sandwich has some form of meat. Sounds fine. ...Read more
Raw food diet is great, but some raw veggies cause gas and bloating for some. How to improve digestion of raw food? #nqlu i'm trying to eat more raw food but get way too much gas or just don't digest some veggies and seeds. I try the food combining sugges
Unfortunately : Unfortunately there is no way around this problem, the issue here is Cellulose (fiber found in raw vegetables) this is a carbohydrate that is very difficult for the human body to digest. For this reason, if a lot is consumed the result is gas, bloating and nausea. You should also be aware that for this reason many of the valuable nutrients in raw vegetables are actually not being absorbed by the body, which defeats the intended purpose of eating this way. I believe that steaming your vegetables would be better on your digestive system, and would give your body more nutrients. On the other hand, you can try using a digestive aid before consuming raw vegetables. Examples of naturally occurring digestive enzymes include aloe vera and papain. These can be found at your local vitamin and herb retailer. Good luck! ...Read more
Can you get liver/pancreas pain/inflammation from eating fried chicken AND 1/2 bag of potato chips every day?...and not eating fruits/vegetables...?
As seen: in the popular movie "Super Size" me - you can inflame your liver, gain tremendous weight by eating a high fat - high calorie diet for extended periods of time. In addition to gaining weight and feeling horribly, a "fatty liver" can occur which can sometimes a precursor to liver failure and liver cirrhosis. Your example - potato chip- fried chicken diet without fruits/vegetables is a bad recipe. ...Read more
Been eating mainly meat potatoes soy and bananas and bread everyday because of ulcerative colitis. What other healthy foods can I eat?
I get mild to severe stomach pain after eating yogurt, and most fruits, eg, apples, grapes, watermelon. I'm not lactose intolerant, other dairy is ok.
What could cause lack of thirst/lack of appetite/alternating constipation and diarrhea/small greasy green stools with undigested food?
Gastritis, loss of appetite, Bowel movements NOT normal/diarrhea, hemorrhoids from antacid meds. I eat clean high quality foods. What is going on???
Mom 58yo chronic diarrhoea with some normal motions. Raw garlic white pepper cold fruits water caused abdo pain.Responded to antispasmodic meds, heat?
Abdominal pain: Could be food intolerences, , biliary dyskinesia, gallbladder, or a form of inflammatory disease and if all negative irritable bowel syndrome diarrhea.i always check h pylori as well. Would follow up with gastroenterologist and consider colonoscopy/ if have not had one. sonogram/HIDA if needed and posible small bowel follow through. ...Read more
Usually diarrhea is: caused by viruses or bacteria and parasites, possibly transmitted by contaminated food or water. Medications, especially antibiotics, can cause diarrhea as well as lactose intolerance, fructose, artificial sweeteners, surgery, other digestive disorders include irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac disease. Self care: liquids, low-fiber foods-rice, eggs, chicken. Avoid dairy ...Read more
See no reason why: Not! unless your allergic to eggs. Rice is good, ; are apples. ...Read more
If sugar intake from fruits and honey can be too much? I eat a lot of honey, fresh and dry fruits such as raisin date and fig daily.Sugar from yogurt.
It depends : Even natural sugars have calories and can lead to weight gain if consumed in excess. However, our bodies process natural sugars better than refined ones. You are better off getting your sugars from natural products like fruits and honey because of the other nutrients they contain. As long as you are not diabetic your body should handle the sugars without difficulty. ...Read more
Lots of gas, bloating and green stools. Am taking a multi vitamin, the occasional antacid and codfish oil. Could these be causing the green stools?
Yes: Codfish oil(cod liver oil) can speed up the transit of food thru the gastrointestinal tract if taken in too high a dose. Bile is green in color. As it travels thru the gut it's color is changed, eventually to brown. Greenish color can be the result of intestinal contents not remaining in the gut long enough to turn brown. Should return to normal color if codfish oil is stopped. SEE:abt.cm/144EnVu ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does eating fruit after meals cause bloating as the non acidic fruit ferments on top of your meal?
No.: Fruit, like all food, gets broken down by digestive enzymes, and the nutrients are absorbed. Some of the sugars such as sorbitol and fructose are not well digested by humans, and some soluble fruit fibers also. These work as natural laxatives and are good for us. Excess of anything is not good, and too much fruit or fruit fiber could cause gas. Eat fruit in moderation and enjoy! ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
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