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How to increase fiber in the diet to regulate bowel activity
Diane K Newman, RN-C, MSN, ANP posted:
A good way to increase fiber in the diet is by using a "special bran recipe". Mix together: 1 cup applesauce, 1 cup coarse unprocessed wheat bran and ¾ cup prune juice. Refrigerate mixture and take 2 tablespoons of the mixture every day. Take the mixture in the evening for a morning bowel movement. Increase the bran mixture by two tablespoons each week until bowel movements are regular. Always drink one large glass of water with the mixture.
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