5 Common Foods that Cause Constipation



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Constipation is quite bothersome. Having a feeling of rectal blockage and not passing a stool for more than 24 hours can increase the risk of chronic constipation. Then, it’s time to visit your doctor immediately. Several factors contributing to constipation include lack of exercise, stress, a disrupted routine and taking medication. But above all is making the wrong food choices, plus not drinking enough water. Here is a list of some foods that can cause constipation.


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1. Red Meat like Pork and Beef

Most people eat meat because of its taste and the protein it contains. But sadly, cooked meat provides 0% protein. It also takes the body more than 90 hours to digest meat even partially.

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