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14 Best and Worst Foods for Digestion

Here are the foods you should eat to soothe your tummy and keep your digestive tract running smoothly.
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Yogurt

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You have trillions of bacteria in your gut that help you digest food, and yogurt contains some types of these healthy bacteria. (Although not all yogurts have them—check for "live and active cultures" on the label.)

"Yogurt has bacteria, which replenishes the normal flora within the gastrointestinal tract so it's healthy," Dr. McCashland says.

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