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What food makes people get constipated? What food can you eat and not get constipated?

What food makes people get constipated? What food can you eat and not get constipated?

Lack of fiber: Constipation is due to character of the GI tract and lack of sufficient fiber in the food. Some cases are due to side effects of medication. You may try to increase your fiber intake by eating vegetables, fruits and whole grains. If that does not work try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. ...Read more

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What foods make you bloated when you are trying to lose weight?

What foods make you bloated when you are trying to lose weight?

Food sensitivities: Here is a short list of common foods many people are actually sensitive to which can add to bloat, inflammation and water retention; wheat, egg, dairy, corn, peanuts, soy, other glutenous grains. Consider paleolithic eating as well. ...Read more

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What to do if food that make tummy bloating?

What to do if food that make tummy bloating?

Depends: On if this happens with all foods or just with certain ones. My suggestion is to consider monitoring which foods cause this sensation to get a sense if your body just doesn't tolerate certain foods(not necessarily an allergy though). Otherwise if it happens with all foods and has been going on for a more then a week or two, I would review this with your doctor in person. ...Read more

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Do apples make you gassy?

Do apples make you gassy?

Yes: Apple are a highly ferment able fruit and should be avoided. Look up a fodmop diet. This should helped. ...Read more

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What foods are best to eat when you have a stomach ache?

What foods are best to eat when you have a stomach ache?

Bland: It depends on the cause. If you are actually talking about the stomach itself ,, bland would be my answer. NO caffeine or pop or acid type products. If you are talking about the 'stomach' as the abdomen in general . If you are having diarrhea or gaseous issues see your doctor for further advice for both situations. ...Read more

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What cheeses will not make you constipated?

What cheeses will not make you constipated?

Cheese myth: A Scandinavian study demonstrated that cheese has no proclivity to constipate and is an old wives tale ...Read more

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What foods should you eat if you are constipated?

What foods should you eat if you are constipated?

Fiber and water: Increasing intake of water and fiber in the diet with fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and whole grains will help relieve constipation. I should caution that of you have had a change in bowel habits, see your doctor for colon cancer screening. ...Read more

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What fruits and veggies are best to eat when you have gastritis?

What fruits and veggies are best to  eat when you have gastritis?

Gastritis: For one, stop the alcohol completely -- your info indicates drinking 8-14 alcoholic drinks a week. This "fruit of the vine" will irritate your stomach lining. You can eat foods containing flavonoids, like apples, celery, cranberries (including cranberry juice), onions, garlic, and tea. This may help stop the growth of any h. Pylori present. Also avoid high fat foods (like avocados). ...Read more

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What foods can you eat to make your butt bigger?

What foods can you eat to make your butt bigger?

All foods can...: In general, all foods are created equal when it comes to butt-enlarging ability. It all depends on how much of a food (counting the calories) a person eats. Fat is deposited pretty much according to one's genetics, but women with pcos and persons with pre-diabetes metabolic syndrome tend to collect more fat in the tummy's mid-section (happens more if they are eating sugars and starches). ...Read more

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Please answer! what kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Please answer! what kinda food to eat if you have stomach ulcers?

Stomach Ulcers: First of all, visit with your primary care physician for proper diagnosis and/or referral to a specialist (ie. Gastroenterologist). Avoid acidic and spicy foods and drinks, including coffee, sodas, fruit juices and any others that contain caffeine. Also, the "energy-producing" drinks must be on that list since they have large doses of caffeine as stimulants. Go to your md and feel better! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat junk food and pregnant?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat junk food and pregnant?

Bad for you and your: Baby. You will gain more weight than in healthy, the salt in junk food will cause you to retain water and may elevate your blood pressure and cause edema and more... ...Read more

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What makes you constipated?

What makes you constipated?

Reasons for constipa: Differs according to the age group. In children the most important cause is excessive milk intake, poor intake of fiber and not drinking enough water. In older people it is more due to poor diet and decreased movements. ...Read more

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What bland foods can you eat when you have salmonella?

What bland foods can you eat when you have salmonella?

Salmonella: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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Why do certain vegetables make me gassy and smelly?

Why do certain vegetables make me gassy and smelly?

Waste products.: The process of digestion generates many waste products, some of which are gases. Methane is one which is prominent and has that particular odor which we associate with stool. Certain vegetables and other foods generate more of those particular waste gases. It is healthy to expel those gases, if you feel it is necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I eat or drink to make me less constipated?

What can I eat or drink to make me less constipated?

Constipation: Eat at least five servings of vegetables and four of fruit per day. Increase dietary fiber. Opt for whole grain when possible and avoid junk carbs. Aim for 64 ounces of water per day (more in hot environments or with exercise). Remain physically active. Some people become bound up with dairy products – if that happens to you watch dairy intake. ...Read more

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What foods are good when you have gastritis?

What foods are good when you have gastritis?

Bland foods.: Bland, non-irritating foods are probably best, like strained vegetables, non-spicy or acidic foods. Basic breads, oats, and fruits like prunes may also help. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat that can make me have energy?

What are good foods to eat that can make me have energy?

Depends: For short bursts of energy you want simple sugars or stimulants like caffeine. For long term energy low carb high protein diets are best. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good foods to eat or not eat when you are going through chemo?

Could you tell me what are good foods to eat or not eat when you are going through chemo?

More starches,avoid : Avoid fried/greesy foods. Usually relatively bland foods will be more appealing, seasoned /spiced foods may cause nausea. Steam from hot food may not agree..So use less than steamy hot foods. Cold cuts and fruits are more appealing.Rich foods are hard to digest so go with pasta and more starch based foods. ...Read more