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I recently had a bout with either the stomach flu or food poisoning. I found the following to work pretty well:
For the first day or so, depending on how bad off you are:
- Chicken/Beef Broth
Once you're starting to feel like you can handle some solids:
- lean ground beef/chicken/turkey
- yams/sweet potatoes
- butternut squash
These were things (aside from the bananas) my vet told me to feed the dog when she had loose stools. I figure we're both carnivores, so it ought to work for me. Seems to do the trick. Just make sure you cook off as much of the fat in the ground meat as you can.
Some of those items are a little higher in sugars/starch than I would usually eat, but when you're starving and trying to avoid a blowout, they'll do.
It also helps to eat small amounts of the food throughout the day, rather than three big meals when you're famished. That way if you find out the hard way you're not ready for solids yet, the impact is less severe.
I've been drinking Good Belly probiotic drink. (I get mine at Whole Foods, in the refrigerated section - several yummy flavors). It has helped me a lot. I drink it first thing in the morning, before eating or drinking anything.