Things To Avoid During Loose Motions

Loose motions may occur sometimes due to stomach infection or some ingredient which is not good for your stomach. Here are some of the things you should avoid while you are suffering from loose motions so that your condition gets better.

1. Fatty Foods

Fatty Foods - Loose motions
Fatty Foods
You should always try to avoid fatty foods i.e. fried, greasy and food in gravy. These fried foods make your condition worse.
Although such food is very tempting but try to avoid it as much as you can.

2. Milk, Butter, Cheese and Ice creams

Milk, Butter, Cheese and Ice creams - Loose motions
Milk, Butter, Cheese and Ice creams

Even if your loose motions are not because of lactose intolerance i.e. the difficulty to process the sugar lactose found in dairy products, you should stay away from milk products. This is just for some time. Also, pro-biotic yogurt is an exception to this.

3. Alcohol

Alcohol - Loose motions

While you have loose motions, you should avoid food and beverages which may cause you to lose fluids. Alcohol and all caffeine products like coffee act as diuretics i.e. they dehydrate and hence should be avoided.

4. Sorbitol And Artificial Sweeteners

Sorbitol And Artificial Sweeteners - Loose motions
Sorbitol And Artificial Sweeteners

You should avoid sugar substitutes while you are suffering from loose motions. Also, according to some doctors artificial sweeteners cause a laxative effect on the digestive system. So if you have loose motions you should avoid  candy, gums and soft drinks.

5. Excess Gas Foods

Excess Gas Foods - Loose motions
Excess Gas Foods

You should avoid foods that cause excess gas and eat a generous amount of fruits and vegetables. Some of the vegetables you should avoid which may cause gas in your stomach are- cabbage, beans.Broccoli and cauliflower; better avoid them until you feel better.

6. Tainted Foods

Tainted food - Loose motions
Tainted food

Try to stay away from food which may be out of the refrigerator for long or was improperly stored. Also, avoid raw meat or fish as they may be problematic. Try to follow the old expression i.e.  “When in doubt, throw it out” and you may save yourself from all your stomach problems.

 So these were some of the things you should stay away from while you’re suffering from loose motions. Also according to the specialists you should take enough liquid and try to avoid dehydration by taking liquids with sugar and salt. So these are simple steps, there are much more home remedies to cure loose motions.