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Why does too much citrus fruit cause diarrhea?

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Dr. Sonia Rapaport
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In brief: Vitamin C

In citrus foods (or when taken in excess as a supplement) can cause loose stool, the fiber content in the fruit causes water to stay in the intestines and therefore causes looser stool, and for some people, food sensitivities to citrus causes diarrhea.

In brief: Vitamin C

In citrus foods (or when taken in excess as a supplement) can cause loose stool, the fiber content in the fruit causes water to stay in the intestines and therefore causes looser stool, and for some people, food sensitivities to citrus causes diarrhea.
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