The Plan?? what plan?? Constipation is usually a result of not enough fluid, fiber (fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans), and/or fat. Are you getting at least 20 grams of fiber daily? Are you eating within your SP fat range??
Becky SP Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
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29 4/30/13 12:24 P
I'm on week 4 and I had the same issue through week two. Week three was like relief week! I think the fat finally started to burn and it just decided to start. If I eat a lot of carbs (which at the moment I'm having a hard time eating) I will get constipated... I know this probably wont help but It will get better :)
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7,776 4/30/13 12:16 P
I have had that issue before. I kept switching my foods up and found that if I make sure to have a pinch of flax in my 2 shakes, Then also have a little chia seeds (1 teaspoon) a couple times during the week, and a grapefruit a day seems to help.
SW July 2005 - 177 Thanksgiving 2005 - found out pregnant 159 July 2006 - 9 months pregnant - 197 3/19/09 - 177. AGAIN!!! 11/23/09 - 170.6
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1 4/30/13 12:05 P
Hello all, I am on Day 7 of The Plan and though I am loving the results, I think the weigh in accuracy in the morning is being compromised by my ...uh... issue of constipation. Yes -- I am drinking lots of water ( 3L minimum daily),I have dried prunes/blueberries and currant in my flax granola, I am taking probiotics and MSM daily, eating a lot of greens on this diet ( naturally) ....but I seriously only go every 2 -3 days. Is it time for the senna lax. tea?? Help! : //
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