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Chocolate is also problematic because it has several elements MayoClinic.com recommends avoiding; low fiber content, high sugar content and a high amount of processing. Foods with these characteristics tend to aggravate constipation. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Not only was it [bread] mentioned second to chocolate by the NCBI, QualityHealth.com lists it first in constipating qualities due to the fiber removal which is part of the processing white bread goes through. Processed breads in general should be avoided as processed wheat, rye and barley grains can all be constipating. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Screw yogurt, I want my CHEESE PIZZA!
MayoClinic.com states that ice cream and cheese tend to be constipating partly due to their lack of fiber and processing. Any dairy products that are high in fats and sugar are problematic. Although other foods that contain dairy products like milk shakes, candy, pudding and quiche should all be avoided, yogurt is an exception according to QualityHealth.com. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Low energy? What, am I supposed to run a mile after eating a freakin' banana?
According to NaturalHealthRemedies.net, bananas may only be constipating to those with low energy or a predilection towards constipation from bananas. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Since caffeine tends to be dehydrating, the lack of water in the system is one factor contributing to constipation according to MayoClinic.com. Black tea, coffee and chocolate containing caffeine should all be avoided. Read more: www.livestrong.com...
Originally posted by caladonea
reply to post by jiggerj
All the food choices you mentioned...I am assuming you do eat...so my question to you is...are you constipated?
If the answer is no...I say still eat those foods...in moderation.
By the way...I think the title of this thread is very humorous...
edit on 29-6-2013 by caladonea because: edit
Originally posted by snowspirit
reply to post by jiggerj
Bean and rice dishes, and go raid a neighbour's garden - don't get yourself shot though
Barley is super cheap too.
Is there a fishing spot nearby?
reply to post by snowspirit
I'd suggest a Metamucil type mix, but that costs half your budget.
Originally posted by cody599
There are 15 recipes for high energy healthy snacks/ meals HERE
I don't know if this is really what you're looking for but worth a look