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Postby Ally » Wed Mar 21, 2007 2:18 pm

Glad someone gets my sense of humour!! :D
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Postby Donk » Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:50 pm

I will admit I'm a lot more regular nowadays, I'll go at least twice a day now... whereas it was a different story in the past. Might have something to do with the muesli I'm eating every morning.
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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:02 pm

Hehe of course Ally :P I was hoping that I didn't push that a little too far :P
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Postby KimE » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:05 pm

Same here gas and very regular. I used to use calorieking to make sure I got enough fibre now I just don't bother, there's no problem on that end of things! :D
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Postby Chelle » Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:50 pm

well nothing is private around here lol every one need to let of a bit of gas every now & then more so the male, they do it much more than females as I am out numbers & i live with 3 of them.
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Postby aramat1980 » Thu Mar 22, 2007 7:58 am

Don't you go pushing anything zeedeveel!!! :P
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Postby grugwashere » Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:55 am

Lol i know this is a little unrelated, and a bit gross at the same time.. but my charming bf calls doing a poo "opening your poopn shute" LOL it just made me think of that then... sorry :(
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Postby aramat1980 » Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:56 am

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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:37 pm

Bahaha Tamara, don't worry I will keep the pushing to myself :P
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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Thu Mar 22, 2007 2:24 pm

Better out than in. An increase in fibre will cause gassiness and can cause loose stools (because it passes through more readily). This is what is responsible for the blazing saddles scene- you know the one with the baked beans effect???? Baked beans (in fact all pulses) are very high in fibre and have carbohydrates also, ergo the humorous effect. The effect should tend to decrease with your body getting used to it.

Carbohydrates can also lead to gassiness because of the sugars - they basically ferment like beer in your gut and produce gas. Which has to come out some time. I find the combination of sugars and fibre in dried fruit has a particularly pronounced effect that way (very soft, ill formed stools that are actually pretty much chunks of dried fruit partially digested - they just get through too quick) - but I still eat it.

Protein will tend to constipate you and I do find (because I don't eat much meat) that when I do eat meat, I feel all bound up for a few days and I get slight stomach aches that night, like I'm struggling to digest - probably because I'm not used to it.

Basically, the more balanced your diet, the better it should be at your back end.
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