This is one of the tastiest and most unusual home remedies we have ever collected.

Donald Agar had suffered from Crohn's disease for many years. Diarrhea was a constant problem. By accident he discovered that Archway Coconut Macaroon cookies helped control the diarrhea better than any medicine he had taken.

Lots of people have written to tell us that eating coconut macaroons has stopped their diarrhea.

This is the essence of home remedies. The discovery relied on serendipity, but Donald also paid attention to how his body responded.We cannot promise that these cookies will work for everyone with serious diarrhea, but for some people they seem to be amazingly helpful. And for mild diarrhea, there is no reason not to try.

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  1. H.S.
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    About the maccaroons : Go to any Jewish / kosher food store at Passover time (roughly the same as Easter). There You will find all kosher brands of coconut maccaroons: Manishewitz, Gefen, Streits, Osterreicher, Mishpocha – the list is endless. The maccaroons are in cans or boxes and can be ordered for you in large quantities. If there are no kosher or Jewish food stores near you, look in your tel directory for a Chabad or Chabad Center. Ask for the Rabbi, he will surely find them for you.

  2. Ankit
    Reply

    I just wanted to ask that, is it the coconut in Coconut Macaroon cookies that helps to control the diarrhea or it is just that all the ingredients in combination have a good effect on diarrhea ?

  3. lsh
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    My husband was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a number of years ago. I asked his doctor if there could be a food connection. He pooh-poohed it. Even with prednisone my husband continued to have real problems.
    During a particularly acute flare-up, the doctor was on vacation so we saw one of his partners — and we’re so thankful. This doctor was well aware of dietary connections, saying that some foods are common offenders but they are different in everyone.
    My husband went on an elimination diet (google it!)and discovered red meat was his trigger. I have a friend for whom it was diary. It’s been many years now, with no more attacks and no meds (though his doctor has him taking large quantities of Omega 3 fatty acids).

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