Foods to Help Stop Diarrhea

Foods that help stop diarrhea are those high in starches due to the fact that it helps binds the stool. These foods include infant rice cereal, plain noodles, dry toast, pasta, and cooked white potato. Some juices also help such as blueberry juice or carrot juice. Yogurt or bio yogurt in particular, contains the "gut-friendly" bacteria Lactobacillus which proved to be effective in stopping diarrhea. Doctors may also recommend acidophilus supplements, which are available from most vitamin stores. However, the most common foods given to patients suffering from diarrhea are bananas, rice, applesauce and toast (BRAT).

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