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Can I eat cereal when sick?
Last Updated: 25th July, 2021
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In this regard, what should you not eat when sick?
10 foods dietitians say you should avoid when you're sick
- Ditch the refined sugar. Sugar can reduce the ability of white blood cells to function properly.
- Avoid alcohol at all costs. Drink plenty of water, not alcohol.
- Scale back on the caffeine.
- Don't eat anything acidic.
- Ditch the canned soup.
- Avoid the saltines.
- Say no to junk food.
- Be careful with toast.
Beside above, is sushi good when you're sick? Eating sushi when it's fresh and cold is not just the best way to eat raw fish, but also the safest. "Scombroid food poisoning is another food-borne illness caused by histamine that forms when fish are not kept cold enough and start to decay," Dr.
Similarly, it is asked, can you eat cereal when you have the flu?
Summary Dry cereal, crackers, and pretzels may be better tolerated during the stomach flu, as they're easy to digest, free of spices and low in fat and fiber.
Should you eat more when sick?
While a nasty cold or bad case of the flu might ruin your appetite, it's important to stay well nourished and hydrated. Eating smaller portions of food more frequently (and listening to your body to determine when you're actually hungry) makes it easier to steadily fuel ourselves through the recovery process.