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What are some easily digestable foods to eat to help soften my bowel movements?
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Depends
Easily digestible foods do not necessarily soften your bowel movements.
Easy to digest foods are like the brat diet (bread, rice, apple cause, toast) which are great if you are having indigestion, but they will not soften your bms. If you want to soften your bms you need to either eat a high fiber diet, or use stool softeners such as miralax (polyethylene glycol).

In brief: Depends
Easily digestible foods do not necessarily soften your bowel movements.
Easy to digest foods are like the brat diet (bread, rice, apple cause, toast) which are great if you are having indigestion, but they will not soften your bms. If you want to soften your bms you need to either eat a high fiber diet, or use stool softeners such as miralax (polyethylene glycol).
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