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Category: Constipation

Low Magnesium Intake Associated with Constipation

On : 14 March, 2013

In : Constipation


Association between dietary fiber, water and magnesium intake and functional constipation among young Japanese women Guarantor: S Sasaki. Contributors: KM was involved in the study designing, data collection K Murakami1, S Sasaki1, H Okubo2, Y Takahashi1, Y Hosoi1, M Itabashi1 and and the Freshmen in Dietetic Courses Study II GroupRead more

Early Introduction of Gluten Can Trigger Constipation in Infants

Infant nutritional factors and functional constipation in childhood: the Generation R study. Kiefte-de Jong JC, Escher JC, Arends LR, Jaddoe VW, Hofman A, Raat H, Moll HA. Source Department of the Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Abstract OBJECTIVES: Food allergy and celiac disease may leadRead more

Intolerance of Cow’s Milk and Chronic Constipation in Children

Intolerance of Cow’s Milk and Chronic Constipation in Children Giuseppe Iacono, M.D., Francesca Cavataio, M.D., Giuseppe Montalto, M.D., Ada Florena, M.D., Mario Tumminello, M.D., Maurizio Soresi, M.D., Alberto Notarbartolo, M.D., and Antonio Carroccio, M.D. N Engl J Med 1998; 339 We performed a double-blind, crossover study comparing cow’s milk withRead more

Probiotic Bacteria Shown to Improve Constipation

On : 13 March, 2013

In : Constipation


In a pilot study involving 20 children (average age of 7.4 years) with constipation, daily supplementation with a probiotic (100 million to 1 billion colony forming units of Bifidobacterium breve) for four weeks was found to significantly increase the frequency of bowel movements. Children who began the study with anRead more

Kiwifruit Improves Bowel Function in Patients with IBS Constipation

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2010;19(4):451-7. Kiwifruit Improves Bowel Function in Patients with IBS Constipation Chang CC, Lin YT, Lu YT, Liu YS, Liu JF. Source School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Taipei Medical Uni-versity, Taipei 110, Taiwan. liujenfa@tmu.edu.tw Abstract Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common functional disorder ofRead more

Carbonated Water Eases Symptoms of Indigestion and Constipation

On : 20 December, 2012

In : Constipation , Indigestion


Carbonated water eases the symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia) and constipation, according to a recent study in the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2002;14:991?9). Dyspepsia is characterized by a group of symptoms including pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen, early sense of fullness after eating, bloating, belching, nausea, andRead more

Celiac Disease Can Lead to Deficiency of Vitamins D & K

On : 06 December, 2012

In : Celiac Disease , Constipation


Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology 8, 660 (December 2011) Celiac disease: Lack of vitamins D and K affects bone health in celiac disease Claire Greenhill Abstract Children with celiac disease have poor bone health, even after 1 year on a gluten-free diet, according to a Canadian study. A low intakeRead more


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