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Is it normal to have less frequent bowel movements when dieting?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Dieting and bowel mo
Depends on what kind of diet you are on, like low carb diet like atkins you may be constipated, or scanty bowel movements.
Hcg diet causes constipation.Reduce calory diet, liquid diet etc all cause fewer bowel movements or constipation due to less bulk in the diet. So yes you have fewer bowel movements while dieting.

In brief: Dieting and bowel mo
Depends on what kind of diet you are on, like low carb diet like atkins you may be constipated, or scanty bowel movements.
Hcg diet causes constipation.Reduce calory diet, liquid diet etc all cause fewer bowel movements or constipation due to less bulk in the diet. So yes you have fewer bowel movements while dieting.
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