8 Constipating Foods

Red Meat

Red meat is salty, heavy in fat, and lacks fiber.Red meat causes constipation. Red meat lacks fiber.

Persimmon

Persimmons, however tasty and healthy, induce constipation. Tannins in persimmons, especially astringent ones, impede digestion and cause constipation.

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Cake

Most cakes include high-fat and low-fiber components that impede digestion and cause constipation. 

Potato Chip

Constipation sufferers should avoid the salty crunch. Salt dehydrates the gut, delaying digestion.

Milk

Dairy intolerance can cause constipation. Lactose intolerance and constipation in children are linked, but adult data is scarce.

Chocolate

Chocolate causes constipation. Chocolate was the leading constipation cause in a German research.

French Frie

Due to their high oil, salt, and poor fiber content, fried and quick meals can cause constipation.

Alcohol

Alcohol causes constipation. Dehydration from alcohol makes digestion difficult. Drinking with high-fat and salt diets may worsen constipation.

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