Our expert says:
The best way to include dietary fibre is to eat High-Bran breakfast cereals in the morning, only eat wholewheat or 100% rye bread, have brown rice for supper and eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day. If this still does not improve the constipation then add boiled, dried fruit to your breakfast and start taking a probiotic (Intestiflora for example). The frequency of passing stools is not the criterion, but how hard they are and if they require straining to pass. If you have a soft stool only once a week and this is your normal pattern, then you are not constipated. If you insist on taking something, stick to Fybogel which is not a harsh laxative and will not destroy the natural movements of your bowel (a process called peristalsis).
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