Is Oatmeal Good For An Upset Stomach?

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BRAT diet


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Bananas are part of the BRAT diet, a diet many physicians and nurses recommend for children recovering from gastrointestinal problems, particularly diarrhea. BRAT stands for the different components that make up the diet:

  • Bananas
  • Rice cereal
  • Applesauce
  • Toast

These are binding foods that may help make the stools harder. DO NOT feed these foods to young infants unless directed by your doctor.

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