my adult dghter had surgery, now @her home & cnstipated.What foods will help.She duznot live with me.
General guidelines for preventing and treating constipation include:
- Eat a variety of both fruits and vegetables and meet recommendations for intake: 3 ½ – 4 ½ cups per day for moderately active adult females; 4 ½ -5 cups per day for moderately active males.
- Eat foods whole grains such as 100% whole wheat breads, whole grain cereals (such as Shredded wheat), and unprocessed grains like brown rice, whole barley, etc.
- Drink plenty of fluids.