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Can Yogurt Make You Constipated
Not for constipation: Nine months is okay for yogurt for most babies. Yogurt is a wonderful food. It is rich in calcium, and the active cultures have many health benefits. Kids with a strong family history of milk-protein allergies (not just lactose intolerance) may want to wait, however. Ref: http://www.parents.com/baby/feeding/nutrition/introducing-yogurt/ ...Read more
Fiber laxative: Drink enough water so that your urine is colorless and take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
4wks pregnant and have bad constipation only at night. Can i take activia greek yogurt and is it ok to eat more that once a day?
What kind of foods are best for children with constipation problems. Yogurt vs Greek Yogurt, supplements or other? What foods are to be avoided?
Constipation: Probiotics are helpful, but I prefer a diet high in fiber. Think figs, prunes, sweet potatoes, whole grains (Multigrain Cheerios, breads), and just about any vegetable you can get them to eat. Greek yogurt is all the rage regarding fats, but I would simply just steer away from artificial flavors and colors (and let's not forget about high fructose corn syrup). I also like molasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If directly fed yogurt constipates/d baby, can it also constipate through breastmilk? Or is it diluted and absorbed in the process?
Should not : Yogurt are good for stomach , does not constipate, ...Read more
How do I know if I'm lactose intolerant? I drink milk, eat cheese and yogurt. I usually have diarrhea right after. Zero dairy and I'm constipated.
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