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Science Based Medicine: “Constipation Myths and Facts.”
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Mild dehydration: a risk factor of constipation?”
National Institutes of Health: “Randomised clinical trial: dried plums (prunes) vs. psyllium for constipation,” “Pediatric functional constipation treatment with Bifidobacterium-containing yogurt: a crossover, double-blind, controlled trial.”
The Scientist: “How Probiotic Yogurt Works.”
Annals of Medicine: “The role of potatoes and potato components in cardiometabolic health: A review.”
WHYY: “A Chef’s Table.”
The Savannah Morning News: “Greens: The staple of Southern cuisine.”
USDA Branded Food Products Database.
Dairy Council of California: “Health Benefits of Oatmeal.”
Nutrition and You.
LiveScience.com: “Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?”
The Watermelon Board.
Mayo Clinic: “Nutrition and healthy eating.”
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