Our expert says:
It is good to hear that you are going to include extra fibre in your diet. You can look in your supermarket for 'wheat bran' or ask at your chemist for 'wheat bran' which you can sprinkle on your shakes. Oat bran does not promote regularity as well as wheat bran. Oat bran is usually used to help lower blood cholesterol levels. You can also eat fresh and dried fruit, vegetables and high-fibre breakfast cereals, legumes, etc, to improve bowel movements. Please click on 'Diet & Nutrition', 'You are what you eat' and 'Healthy colon' to read how to increase your dietary fibre intake and use probiotics ("good microorganisms") to achieve regularity.
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