An upset stomach – vomiting or diarrhea and sometimes both at the same time, is an unpleasant experience for all!
The BRAT diet dates back to 1926. However, the diet was simply a physician’s recommendation for re-feeding post stomach illness and is not an evidence-based diet.
The boost of potassium that your body will appreciate.
White rice is low in fiber, unlike brown, black or red rice. White rice is also high in carbs, low in fat, and bland tasting on its own, which is why it is easier to digest.
There haven’t been many clinical trials conducted that test the effectiveness of the BRAT diet in treating gastrointestinal issues.
1. It’s Too Restrictive
The BRAT diet is very restrictive in the array of foods available to eat and the vitamins and nutrients contained in the four foods.