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Does a high-fiber diet cause loose, watery stools?

High-fiber diets do not cause loose, watery poop or diarrhea. Diets high in fiber help to keep your bowels regular. Watery stools can be caused by many things, but fiber does not specifically cause this. If you are having loose, watery stools, you should not eat large amounts of fiber.

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