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Can almond milk cause constipation?

Can almond milk cause constipation?

Not really: Almond milk doesn't in of itself cause constipation. A diet low in fluids and fiber contributes to constipation. So if having almond milk with a low fiber diet, one might find constipation. If having almond milk with a lot of fiber in the diet- like fresh fruits and vegetables- constipation should not be a problem ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Do almonds cause constipation?

Do almonds cause constipation?

Doubtful, since a: 1 oz. Serving of whole almonds (28 to 30 almonds) contains 3 g of dietary fiber. (14 % of the rda). ...Read more

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Is it possible that almonds cause constipation to kids?

Is it possible that almonds cause constipation to kids?

Not likely: Almonds are mostly fiber. They should not cause constipation. Often constipation in children is from a habit of not using the bathroom when needed. They tend to delay going until it is painful and this becomes a habit. ...Read more

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Does almond milk cause constipation?

Does almond milk cause constipation?

Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid definitley. Bananas, sweet potatoes in some are foods that can cause constipation. If stopping almond milk solves the problem and taking it again causes constipation then for you yes almond milk is constipating. ...Read more

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Which eases constipation, soy or almond milk?

Neither: But increasing fluids and avoiding all caffeine and alcohol will help. ...Read more

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Im dieting my 4yrs old with dairy products due to severe constipation, backpain. Is almond milk gluten free ok and safe to use as alternative?

Im dieting my 4yrs old with dairy products due to severe constipation, backpain. Is almond milk gluten free ok and safe to use as alternative?

Not best choice: Not all almond milk is gluten free. Check the label. Almond milk is very low in protein and fat which growing children may need. It can be high in sugar too. The almonds need to have been soaked/dehydrated first to rid phytic acid which blocks mineral absorption and causes tummy distress. Positives: iron, riboflavin and vitamin e, extra calcium. ...Read more

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Can almond milk make a baby constipated?

Can almond milk make a baby constipated?

Not usually: Almond milk is not usually associated with constipation. If your baby has constipation on Almond Milk see how baby's stool is effected off the almond milk. ...Read more

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He is 1 yr old and drinks whole milk. should I switch him to silk or almond milk so he won't be constipated ? thank you

He is 1 yr old and drinks whole milk. should I switch him to silk or almond milk so he won't be constipated ? thank you

No: He needs the fats in the milk till age 2, in addition to other nutrients in the milk, won't constipate him, better even if he drinks formula, suitable for his age, till age 2 , has all the needed nutrients, enjoy your son ...Read more

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My son is1yer. he becomes very constipated when he drinks whole milk. We have try almond and soy he seems to do fine w/ what DHA EPA sup. Can I give?

My son is1yer. he becomes very constipated when he drinks whole milk. We have try almond and soy he seems to do fine w/ what DHA EPA sup. Can I give?

Good fish oil: High quality Omega 3 fish oils are molecularly distilled to remove heavy metals such as Mercury. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am recently came from india , I am having constipation problem even I am taking enough fruits and almonds . Also I am feeling heavy stomach and little bit gas. If I took some tablet blow would be normal for that only. I am drinking enough water and onl

I am recently came from india , I am having constipation problem even I am taking enough fruits and almonds . Also I am feeling heavy stomach and little bit gas.  If I took some tablet blow would be normal for that only. I am drinking enough water and onl

Fiber: When you change diets from one country to another, it's normal to experience some change in bowel habits initially. For constipation you can continue with your fruit and nuts and drinking 64 oz of water daily. You might also try adding a fiber supplement like benefiber or metamucil. If you go more than 3 days without a bowel movement or they're hard and pebbly still you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of constipation?

What is the cause of constipation?

Many causes: As simple as not enough roughage and water or more complex with undiagnosed food allergens or candida/abn bacterial overgrowth. Go to a4m.Com and use physician locator to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you diagnose and fix the underlying problem(s) and give you relief. To start, add in a daily multi-strain probiotic like "florajen 3" and some magnesium oxide to get things moving. ...Read more

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What are main causes of constipation?

What are main causes of constipation?

Constipation: Can occur due to low fiber&water content in the diet. These help the intestines move bulk along and keep the stool soft. Also, ppl who hold their bm until they are in the comfort of their own home are at risk of hard stools. "holding it" desensitizes the nerves of the rectum to the stretch which normally signals the time for a bm. As the stool sits in the rectum, it becomes dehydrated and hard. ...Read more

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Constipation causes toxins to build up?

Constipation causes toxins to build up?

Probably true: But that doesn't mean you need to "de-toxify" just correct the constipation by eating and drinking properly and having daily bm's will clear the toxins the way the colon was designed to do. ...Read more

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Is laziness the chief cause of constipation?

Is laziness the chief cause of constipation?

what goes into your: Mouth is a major contributor for constipation. Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. ...Read more

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What causes constipation that lasts for a week?

Several variables,: the most important being internal control of colon motility, delayed evacuation (for whatever reasons), internal emotions, decreased physical activity, etc. Most stimulant laxatives ? constipation problems over time. Generally ?ed activity, ?ed hydration, high fiber foods, prunes, softeners, osmotic agents, in order listed, are best/safest ways to ? & prevent constipation problems. ...Read more

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Do apples cause constipation?

Do apples cause constipation?

Apples: Do not cause consolation. They actually help bowel movements. Please see doctor to determine the cause. In general, avoid binding foods like cheese and carbs. Eat high fiber foods like fruits and vegetables. Walk daily. Drink water. Peace and good health. Prunes are good. ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more