What foods should I eat if I am taking antibiotics?

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Sari Greaves
Nutrition & Dietetics
Try to add some yogurt to your diet when taking antibiotics -- it is high in calcium and can also help maintain some of the necessary bacteria that you need in your gut. Green leafy vegetables, kale or Swiss chard are helpful in giving you extra Vitamin K which helps while you are taking the medicines. Also, pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium and iron and will help keep you healthy and strong while taking antibiotics.

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