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What foods should I eat for a healthy gastrointestinal system?

Diet is one of the most important factors in maintaining a healthy gastrointestinal (GI) system. Eat a healthy, high fiber diet of fruits, vegetables, and wholegrain cereals, and limit the amount of processed food and sugar you consume.

Water softens stool, and so is an important component of GI health.

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