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a diet that ensures an adequate intake of high-fiber bulk foods, including fruits and vegetables, to avoid chronic constipation. The regimen is supplemented with fluids and physical exercise.
A diet modified to avoid chronic constipation by eating high-bulk foods that contain a high fiber content, eating foods that tend to stimulate bowel activity (e.g., stewed fruits and vegetables), maintaining adequate fluid intake, and participating in regular exercise.
See also: laxative