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Diarrhoea And Nutrition

Diarrhoea and Nutrition

You already know this-

Monsoon has just begun.

And with the monsoon,

Incidences of diarrhoea increases.


Contaminated food

Yes, your contaminated food could be a major reason for your diarrhoea.

In monsoon, your food gets easily spoiled

due to humid climate.

This means, when there is more moisture in the atmosphere,

the bacteria grows fast on your food.

And, when you eat such food you get diarrhoea.


If you are repeatedly getting diarrhoea,

It may also be because of your deficiency of

Niacin & Vitamin K.

Niacin is a water soluble vitamin.

It cannot be stored in your body.

That is why, it Easily get excreted from your body.

Therefore, you need to take it daily as per your body requirement.

It’s deficiency can lead to inflammation of your intestine.

And, you get diarrhoea because of that inflammation.

Good natural sources of niacin are-

  • Peanut
  • Whole pulses
  • Potatoes
  • Mushroom

Vitamin K is a fat soluble vitamin.

It can be stored in your body and,

It require little amount of fats to increase it bioavailability.


Good natural sources of vitamin-k are

  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Cauliflower and
  • Cabbage

Remember, these vitamins increase your immunity

Against diarrhoea.

They are not cure for your diarrhoea.

Consult your doctor if diarrhoea persists….

That’s all for today.

See you next Tuesday with another Tuesday tip

Till then,

Take care….

Providing simple solutions for the complexities of life

Dr. Bhumita Makwana

Your Dietitian and Cosmetic Clinician



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