DOCTOR'S VIEWS ARCHIVEirritable bowel syndrome. But most fruits and vegetables can cause loose stools especially when eaten raw. This occurs because of the effects of fiber, which is primarily cellulose in the fruits and vegetables. However, when eaten in normal quantities it is rare that fruits and vegetables cause troublesome diarrhea. If fruits and vegetables do cause diarrhea, then something else should be considered such as fructose intolerance, which is a rare problem, but since some fruits are high in fructose it can be a cause of diarrhea in those individuals.
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