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11-04-2002, 05:24 AM
Last night I woke up with a small case of diarrhea :eek:... well, I assume that this is from a lack of fiber. Do you agree? Either way, what are some high fiber foods, besides cereals. Thanks

11-04-2002, 06:36 AM
green leafy vegetables, grains, certain fruits, psyillium husk powder.

11-04-2002, 07:36 AM
I thought that was the other way around. Usually with hard stool, you need to eat more fiber. As a kid, my mom used to make me drink MetaMucil (spelling?). Anyway, that stuff was awful.

11-04-2002, 08:04 AM
what engine said

11-04-2002, 08:21 AM
Fibre is undigestible carbs.

11-04-2002, 08:25 AM
Beans are quite high in fiber, but too MUCH would give you diarrhea, not too little.

11-04-2002, 03:15 PM
beans, some nuts, pea nuts, some fruits and veg(though normally are relative to kcal level).

11-04-2002, 04:03 PM
Thanks guys... if you guys dont think it was a fiber issue, and assuming it wasn't food poisoning, is there any element or nutrient, vitamin or substance that would generally cause diarrhea?