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#262085 - 06/09/06 04:13 PM Gastric problems and diet
MattJ Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
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Have there been any studies on relative rates of constipation or other gastric distresses (acid reflux, etc) for different diet types?

Say someone was following a higher protein diet, what might they expect compared to a higher-carb diet? Or a vegetarian diet? Anything that is commonly done to alleviate symptoms (if any) or preclude them?

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#262086 - 06/09/06 04:26 PM Re: Gastric problems and diet [Re: MattJ]
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Don't know Matt but I do know that the healthier I am and the more protein I take in then the more I crap ... and I mean 3+ a day. Sorry ... maybe too much information.

#262087 - 06/09/06 04:38 PM Re: Gastric problems and diet [Re: MattJ]
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High protien diet=constapation
High carb diet=constapation
High fiber diet=quick run to the bathroom.
Onions=heart burn
Jalapeno/Habanero pepper diet="Honey I'm in the bathroom, please bring me a few ice cubes"!
Vegetarian=slow walk to the bathroom.
Bean diet=fart every step you take, no bathroom needed.
Garlic diet=no sparring or grappling partners available?

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#262088 - 06/09/06 04:54 PM Re: Gastric problems and diet [Re: schanne]
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LOL @ Schanne's Jalapeno sysnopsis. Pretty close for me too, and I love spicy food.

I have found that for me, a high fiber diet (strawberry shredded wheat ROCKS!) keeps everything moving smoothly. But I have been lax about getting enough fiber for a while.

Oddly enough, water intake seems to have no bearing whatsoever.
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

#262089 - 06/09/06 06:20 PM Re: Gastric problems and diet [Re: MattJ]
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People tend to be pretty consistent in what they like, and stick with it. Getting a balanced diet is important to solving any kind of gastric distress, and changing the foods that you eat is also important.

All "anything" diets (fiber, carbs, etc.) cause as many problems as they solve, but you can help yourself out by working out a routine to change the foods you eat, and don't punish your insides with "just one flavor". Third world countries live off one diet all the time, and it shows in the disease rates and poor general health of those populations.

You have the ability to eat a "cyclical" diet of different foods that will solve most of your problems. A balanced diet is most probably the key to solving all these problems.

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#262090 - 06/09/06 11:11 PM Re: Gastric problems and diet [Re: wristtwister]
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We've had guys eat Taco Bell before rolling and that's NEVER good....



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