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Diarrhea Dietitian To Run in Boston Marathon

I was always taught to have measurable goals. A couple of years ago, I began running longer distances. It began as a whisper in the back of my head… maybe I should train for a full marathon?  But if I run a full marathon, I need a tangible goal. I better get serious about it […]

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FAQ: How much fluid do I need each day?

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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I had the great opportunity of running the “Hood to Coast” last month, a 200 mile team relay. http://www.hoodtocoast.com/ For those of you runners, you know what I mean when diarrhea and running go together. I suspect this is more than you want to know, but after using porta-pottys all weekend, I observed that lots […]

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Tip #1 – Avoid Caffeine

I have a handout I give my patients called, Top 14 Ways to Stop Typical Chronic Diarrhea. I will be posting each of my tips one by one. When the last tip is posted, I will attach the handout to the blog for reference. Tip #1 Cut back or preferably stop consuming anything that contains […]

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