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Effect of dietary fiber on constipation: A meta analysis

URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3544045/

Journal: World Journal of Gastroenterology

Publication Date: 12/2012

Summary: Dietary fiber intake can obviously increase stool frequency in patients with constipation. It does not obviously improve stool consistency, treatment success, laxative use and painful defecation.