A gastroenteritis diet includes foods that should be eaten or given to a person who has
gastroenteritis. This is an infection of the intestines and stomach. Symptoms usually last 1 to 2 days and include:
This diet can help ease symptoms and prevent
dehydration. In the past, gastroenteritis diets have included withholding food for 24 hours and the BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast). Some organizations now do not advise these methods. Most people of all ages should eat a normal diet with changes like limiting sugars and fatty or spicy foods.
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