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8 Foods That Aid Digestion

8 Foods That Aid Digestion

Everyone has an upset stomach now and then. Others have frequent digestive problems, such as constipation, diarrhea or nausea. What you eat can help keep your digestive tract healthy and happy.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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  1. Lactose Intolerance. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 2012. http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/lactoseintolerance/
  2. Ginger. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2010. http://nccam.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/D320_Herbs.pdf
  3. Foods for Health. Eating for Digestive Health. International Food Information Council Foundation. http://www.foodinsight.org/Content/3651/Foods%20for%20digestive%20health%20final.pdf
  4. Functional Foods Fact Sheet: Probiotics and Prebiotics. International Food Information Council Foundation. 2009. http://www.foodinsight.org/Resources/Detail.aspx?topic=Functional_Foods_Fact_Sheet_Probiotics_and_Pr...
  5. Understanding Constipation. American Gastroenterological Association. 2010. http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/constipation
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