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10 Jan 2003

FLAXSEED OIL
Is it possible for flaxseed oil capsules to make my colon sluggish, constipation, or simply slow down bowl movement?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear GAL
I don't think that you should be experiencing constipation from taking these capsules as ingesting oils and fats generally improves bowel movements. Have you made any other dietary changes lately which could be responsible? Try increasing your dietary fibre intake by eating unprocessed grains and cereals, fresh fruit and vegetables, legumes, dried fruit and nuts and drinking about 4 glasses of water a day. Exercise also promotes bowel movements.
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DietDoc
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