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Readers Respond: Which Foods Give You Diarrhea?

Responses: 8


Updated April 23, 2012

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have more than their share of diarrhea. Often this problem can come on without warning, but sometimes you might suspect that a certain food could be contributing to your diarrhea. You may not be aware that a food will cause you diarrhea until you eat it, but there may be foods that you eat even though you know it will upset your stomach. The usual culprits (milk, hot peppers, caffeine, artificial fat, sugar substitutes) might often be to blame, but some people find that other foods may also cause diarrhea. What foods cause you problems, and do you still eat them? Share Your Experience

Foods That Give Me Diarrhea

Anything too spicy or greasy, such as fast food, and caffeine.
—Guest Ashley

Foods that give me diarrhea....

Spicy foods, I love extremely spicy foods and I as well don't let the side effects get in the way of what I love to eat!
—Guest Jina Chanvong

Food that cause diarrhea

Eggs, garlic, tomato, banana, sharon fruit, pineapple, spinach, broccoli, wholemeal bread, all bran, bran flakes
—Guest Shelley

Explosive Decompression

Apple juice and saurkraut give me diarrhea usually within 20-30 minutes. I love both foods and don't let the side effects bother me.
—Guest Brian

Foods That Give Me Diarrhea

Cilantro, garlic, turmeric, ginger, horseradish, watermelon, peaches, wheat cereals, oatmeal, honey mustard, onion rings, eggs, yogurt, soy everything, strawberries, raspberries, juices.

Foods That Cause Diarrhea

Spices, tea, hot food, lentil soup, spinach, coffee, meat, cabbage, rice, pasta, sugar, bread.
—Guest runi


I find the little cherry tomatoes burn my stomach and give me diarrhea but not the regular tomatoes. I still eat the regular tomatoes in sandwiches but that's it. I love tomatoes, they hate me.
—Guest Joanne

Which foods wake me up and make me go go

Foods that give that me that rush to the toilet sensation and I GO -- milkshake, pizza, cereal, black tea with milk, too much pasta, some yoghurts -- usually the thinner more liquidy ones.
—Guest bexbuk

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