Regularity, Aging & Fiber
Constipation is a common gastro-intestinal complaint in older adults and is more common in women than men. There are some age-related changes in the gut that predispose older individuals to constipation, including decreased elasticity of the colon muscles, but diets low in fiber and water are bigger culprits than physiological changes.
Read below for facts and tips to ensure the proper amount of fiber needed in your daily diet to maintain regularity.
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