Our expert says:
You are a bright ***star*** for losing 25 kg with such a sensible approach. If you find that you tend to be constipated, then using boiled dried fruit or the suggested prune juice, is definitely a more natural method of promoting regularity than taking harsh laxatives. I would suggest that you vary the prune juice with other types of cooked dried fruit (eat at breakfast with your high fibre cereal), to provide variety and thus prevent dependence. It is not necessary to have a bowel motion every single day, as you know, so don't take the prune juice every day either. The use of probiotics ("good microorganisms") such as Bifidoflora (buy at health shops), can also help to regulate bowel movements. Click on 'Diet & Nutrition', and 'Healthy colon' to read about probiotics and their role in regularity.
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