Foods That Can Cause or Contribute to Constipation 

Deep-diving into a topic that may make you uncomfortable—literally.  

Infrequent or uncomfortable bowel movements are constipation.  

A person with constipation may have less than three bowel motions per week, have problems passing stool, or feel incomplete evacuation.  


Constipation can cause bloating, stomach pain, and a sense of being "backed up."  

It might be chronic and require medical treatment or transitory, induced by constipation-causing meals. 

We've teamed up with dietitian experts to reveal 12 foods that cause constipation. 

Red meat has high fat, no fiber, and may be salted. Constipation is linked to red meat consumption.  

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