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Stuck? Preventing Constipation

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

When it comes to staying regular, fibre alone isn't enough – you need to wash it down with plenty of fluids, too.

One of the most common gastrointestinal complaints, constipation describes the infrequent or difficult passing of hard, dry stools (poo). Although figures vary, it is estimated that up to 14 per cent of people worldwide experience constipation on a regular basis.

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