Tips on “how to avoid constipation”

Constipation is a term used to describe “difficulty in defecation”. It is usually accompanied by an expulsion of small amount of hard feces, and an infrequent expulsion of feces. Passing out feces is considered infrequent if it is less than once or twice everyday. You can read more about constipation by searching this site. Avoiding…… Continue reading Tips on “how to avoid constipation”

Tips on “how to increase fiber intake”

What is dietary fiber? Fiber is a component of plant-based foods that contains substances such as pectin, lignin, and cellulose. Below are some characteristics of fiber: ● It is not digested, thus, not passed into the bloodstream. It remains in the intestine, and forms part of feces. ● It is necessary for proper intestinal function.…… Continue reading Tips on “how to increase fiber intake”