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Dr. Minocha's Series on Digestive Myths & Healthy Realities....
By Dr. A. Minocha, author of "How To Stop Heartburn: Simple Ways to Heal Heartburn and Acid Reflux" and "Natural Stomach Care: Treating and Preventing Digestive Disorders with Best of Eastern and Western Therapies"
a Myth or a Fact?
"Fiber is good for constipation and not diarrhea..."
Fiber is equated with a "laxative" among lay people because of its benefits in constipation. Little known fact is that the increased fiber intake may be prescribed for diarrhea also. Fiber adsorbs water from the liquid stool. This results in solidification of loose stools and improvement of diarrhea.
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