Laughter is best medicine except of course if you have got diarrhoea :)
In case of severe diarrhoea, it is advisable to observe a complete fast for one to two days, to give rest to the intestinal tract.
Only warm water with a pinch of salt and sugar or Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) is allowed to compensate for the loss of body fluids.
Avoid the following food in Diarrhoea
Milk and Milk drinks, Whole grain bread and cereals, Cheese, Whole fruits (except ripe banana), Nuts, Meat, Fatty soups, Sweets and all vegetables. Although, you can have tomato juice or carrot soup.
Benefits of carrot soup
– supplies water to compensate dehydration
– replenishes sodium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sulphur and magnesium
– supplies pectin which coats the intestine to allay inflammation.
– prevents growth of harmful intestinal bacteria and
– prevents vomiting.
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