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what to eat for diarrhea

Having diarrhea on occasion is nothing to worry about. Diarrhea causes can range from a stomach flu to a meal or just an ingredient you ate that didn’t agree with you. Because certain foods can worsen symptoms, in order to start feeling better you need to know what to eat when you have diarrhea — and what not to eat.

Other bland foods that you’re likely to tolerate include:

Boiled potatoes
Toast
Plain crackers such as saltines
Pretzels
Baked chicken without any skin or fat

Also, research shows that foods with probiotics — often called “good” bacteria — may shorten the duration of a bout of diarrhea. Probiotics have become very popular and can be found in a number of -foods including yogurt.