- Alcohol can cause dehydration when consumed in large amounts.This is done by increasing the amount of fluid lost through urinating. Also, not drinking enough water can cause the similar reaction.
- Unripe bananas have more resistant starch that is hard for the body to process. The starch converts into natural sugar as the banana ripens, making for easier digestion. Ripe bananas on the other hand, can help prevent constipation.
- High gluten foods can affect people with celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Grains such as wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut, and triticale have large concentrations of gluten. It is always important to verify with your doctor about the potential in having any of the conditions before cutting gluten from your diet.
Secret: About 27% of adults experience constipation. Older, inactive people have a higher likelihood of constipation. Many people will experience the symptoms such as bloating and gas.