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How can you eat more beans to prevent constipation?

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Replace meat with a bean or legume dish at least once or twice a week. Add cooked beans to salads, and try bean soups and stews as main courses.

From: Eat Healthy to Avoid Constipation WebMD Medical Reference

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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Constipation."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Constipation."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Constipation."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet."

EatRight.org: "Fiber," "20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables."

UCSF Medical Center: "Increasing Fiber Intake."

Harvard School of Public Health: "20 Exercise Tips."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Exercise: How to Get Started."

De Schryver, A. , April 2005. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 24, 2017

SOURCES:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Constipation."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Constipation."

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Constipation."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet."

EatRight.org: "Fiber," "20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables."

UCSF Medical Center: "Increasing Fiber Intake."

Harvard School of Public Health: "20 Exercise Tips."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Exercise: How to Get Started."

De Schryver, A. , April 2005. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 24, 2017

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