Updated. A nutritional approach to a common problem that can affect overall health. We are grateful to Dr. Albert Robbins who provided this original article, which has now been updated.
Constipation is not only uncomfortable, it is unhealthy. Whether a child or adult, people feel better and may even think better when the intestinal tract is moving effectively and regularly. Proper elimination also ensures that potentially toxic, infectious, and allergenic substances don’t accumulate and damage or interfere with the body’s biological systems.