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Who has the healthier gastro intestinal tract - a vegan, vegetarian omnivore?

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Dr. Siranush Cholakian
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: "all of the above"

Healthy intestinal tract goes with healthy intestinal flora(microbes)-80%of the fecal mass.
You can maintain that with fermented foods:yogurt, keffir, sauerkraut, pickles, .... Healthy flora helps the digestion and produces for us multiple vitamins from the b-s and k, that we absorb. We live in symbiosis with those bacteria helping each other. If you eat right - no gasses, regular bowel movement, ...

In brief: "all of the above"

Healthy intestinal tract goes with healthy intestinal flora(microbes)-80%of the fecal mass.
You can maintain that with fermented foods:yogurt, keffir, sauerkraut, pickles, .... Healthy flora helps the digestion and produces for us multiple vitamins from the b-s and k, that we absorb. We live in symbiosis with those bacteria helping each other. If you eat right - no gasses, regular bowel movement, ...
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
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Dr. Ben Eggleston
Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Balance

Higher animal protein intake associated with higher GI cancer growth rates, and probably incidence rates.
The intestines &your mind need an adjustment period to move vegan. All the fiber of healthy plant foods may cause diarrhea a while. It may take time to find which foods your intestines tolerate well. There will be work involved in finding new recipes, but many good websites to help.

In brief: Balance

Higher animal protein intake associated with higher GI cancer growth rates, and probably incidence rates.
The intestines &your mind need an adjustment period to move vegan. All the fiber of healthy plant foods may cause diarrhea a while. It may take time to find which foods your intestines tolerate well. There will be work involved in finding new recipes, but many good websites to help.
Dr. Ben Eggleston
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