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Does almond milk cause constipation?

Does almond milk cause constipation?

Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid definitley. Bananas, sweet potatoes in some are foods that can cause constipation. If stopping almond milk solves the problem and taking it again causes constipation then for you yes almond milk is constipating. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Can almond milk cause constipation?

Can almond milk cause constipation?

Not really: Almond milk doesn't in of itself cause constipation. A diet low in fluids and fiber contributes to constipation. So if having almond milk with a low fiber diet, one might find constipation. If having almond milk with a lot of fiber in the diet- like fresh fruits and vegetables- constipation should not be a problem ...Read more

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Which eases constipation, soy or almond milk?

Which eases constipation, soy or almond milk?

Neither: But increasing fluids and avoiding all caffeine and alcohol will help. ...Read more

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Im dieting my 4yrs old with dairy products due to severe constipation, backpain. Is almond milk gluten free ok and safe to use as alternative?

Im dieting my 4yrs old with dairy products due to severe constipation, backpain. Is almond milk gluten free ok and safe to use as alternative?

Not best choice: Not all almond milk is gluten free. Check the label. Almond milk is very low in protein and fat which growing children may need. It can be high in sugar too. The almonds need to have been soaked/dehydrated first to rid phytic acid which blocks mineral absorption and causes tummy distress. Positives: iron, riboflavin and vitamin e, extra calcium. ...Read more

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Can almond milk make a baby constipated?

Can almond milk make a baby constipated?

Not usually: Almond milk is not usually associated with constipation. If your baby has constipation on Almond Milk see how baby's stool is effected off the almond milk. ...Read more

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He is 1 yr old and drinks whole milk. should I switch him to silk or almond milk so he won't be constipated ? thank you

He is 1 yr old and drinks whole milk. should I switch him to silk or almond milk so he won't be constipated ? thank you

No: He needs the fats in the milk till age 2, in addition to other nutrients in the milk, won't constipate him, better even if he drinks formula, suitable for his age, till age 2 , has all the needed nutrients, enjoy your son ...Read more

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Is it possible that almonds cause constipation to kids?

Is it possible that almonds cause constipation to kids?

Not likely: Almonds are mostly fiber. They should not cause constipation. Often constipation in children is from a habit of not using the bathroom when needed. They tend to delay going until it is painful and this becomes a habit. ...Read more