“Fiber is nature's best constipation aid. High sources include whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, fruits, and veggies. Plus consume with lots of water,” Palmer says.
However you get your fiber, beware of how much and how quickly you consume it. Very bad things can happen.
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Kristen Fischer is a freelance writer from New Jersey who’s learned more about poop than she ever wished. Connect with her at @kristenfischer.