Foods to Help With Diarrhea and Constipation

Diarrhea and constipation can at times be an uncomfortable topic to cover, but the truth is that both are frustrating and pervasive. According to a 2014 University of Texas study, there are approximately 179 million cases of acute diarrhea each year, and constipation affects between 2% and 7% of the world population each year according to the National Institute of Health. Constipation and diarrhea are also 2 prominent symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which affects between 25 million and 45 million Americans a year. Luckily, many of the discomforts associated with constipation and diarrhea can be offset by managing your diet. Here are some foods that can help reduce diarrhea and constipation.