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What To Eat And What To Avoid If You Have Diarrhea?

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Do you know diarrhea disease in India is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old? Diarrhoea defined as the passage of three or more loose or liquid stools per day (or more frequent passage than is normal for the individual) can last several days and can leave the body without the water and salts that are necessary for survival. It usually occurs due to some bacterial or viral infection of the intestinal tract.

First Aid: Tips To Follow For Diarrhea

FIRST AID: TIPS TO FOLLOW FOR DIARRHEA

Here are important tips that you should follow in case of diarrhea:

-Rest as much as possible.

-Drink lots of fluids in the form of water, ORS , curd, probiotic yoghurt , coconut water, lemon water.

-Consuming fruits like apple, pomegranate may be helpful.

-Eat light meals like dal rice, curd rice, khichdi.

-Avoid milk, butter milk, spicy foods, alcohol, and caffeine.