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Low carb diet and.. ahem! adult content

I don't understand what's going on since I started a low-carb diet.. I've been eating tons of veggies, meat too.. and I'm constipated. This really sucks, I'm so bloated and feel like I'm getting no results since I'm not going to the bathroom.

Anything I can add to my diet? I'm thinking of taking a laxative but I'm having people over for dinner and don't want any sudden bathroom runs to happen.

Ugh! Help, please!

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on Apr. 27, 2012 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (5)
  • If you are doing Atkins, you have to watch what vegetables you eat. Also make sure your meats and cheeses are FULL FAT. All the fat is what "lubricates" your digestive tract, so to speak.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:05 PM on Apr. 27, 2012

  • Shouldn't need a laxative. Have you been drinking a lot of water? That should help and is recommended with this diet. Prune juice should help if you're really trying to be healthier without chemicals as will a fiber drink. If you've increased your cheese intake it could be a factor.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:05 PM on Apr. 27, 2012

  • apple juice or just apples in general helps with it too.
    noel1978

    Answer by noel1978 at 7:01 PM on Apr. 27, 2012

  • Get some Benefiber or Metamucil and drink up!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 7:09 PM on Apr. 27, 2012

  • l I would at LEAST add some flax or chia seed to your diet!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:11 PM on Apr. 27, 2012

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