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Articles June 2017 Issue

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Do you need fiber supplements to avoid constipation?

It's a bit of a taboo topic, but regular elimination of poo is a basic human necessity. Constipation can result in abdominal discomfort, bloating, hard stools, straining and hemorrhoids. Some people may turn to fiber supplements for help. That shouldn’t be your initial approach though. Fiber supplements don't provide the good nutrition of fiber-containing plant foods important for overall health.

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