Kiwi for Constipation

Is this fuzzy fruit better than prunes and psyllium for keeping you regular?

If you have constipation, kiwifruit (often just called kiwi) may help keep you regular, according to a handful of promising studies. Chronic constipation affects about 10 to 20 percent of the general population, particularly people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the elderly. A randomized controlled trial from the University of Michigan, published in the […]

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