(Of a meal or diet) designed to produce relatively little faeces and urine.
- Acute constipation usually has an organic cause, while chronic constipation usually has a functional cause (e.g., low-residue diet).
- In an Italian study, 70 CD patients were randomly assigned to follow a low-residue diet or a normal Italian diet for 29 months.
- If your child has lots of diarrhea he/she may need to be on a low-lactose (no milk products) or low-residue diet.
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