An excerpt from my book… How Much Fluid Do I Need Each Day? It’s best to try to exceed the established standard for adequate intake (AI), especially if you have chronic diarrhea. Remember that all non-alcoholic, caffeinated-free fluids count toward your total, including water, ORS, juices, milk, herbal teas, decaf coffee, and soup. Even fruits […]
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Posted in Frequently Asked Questions, The Diarrhea Dietitian book, Tips for Chronic Diarrhea, tagged caffeine, diarrhea, diarrhea & hydration on September 6, 2014 | Comments Off on FAQ: How much fluid do I need each day?
Posted in Frequently Asked Questions, The Diarrhea Dietitian book, Tips for Chronic Diarrhea, tagged acute diarrhea, dehydration, diarrhea & hydration, gatorade & diarrhea, oral rehydration solutions on January 10, 2014 | Comments Off on FAQ: Should I drink Gatorade for my diarrhea?
One of the most frequently asked questions I receive, is, “Should I drink Gatorade for my diarrhea?” My short answer is: No. Unless that’s all you have on hand. Read the following excerpt from Chapter 17 of my book, “The Diarrhea Dietitian: Expert Advice, Practical Solutions, and Strategic Nutrition”. My patients with chronic diarrhea often […]