Constipating articles, such as cheese or coffee, should be eliminated.
The former is apt to have a constipating effect on the bowels of the youngsters.
It is free from the heating and constipating qualities of Opium.
Seltzer water and milk will often agree when the milk alone is found to be too heavy and constipating.
The general indications require the administration of iron, which has no constipating effect in this ailment.
Despite all the notions to the contrary, good well-baked white bread is neither indigestible nor constipating.
Iron in the intestine causes an astringent or constipating effect.
But, unlike the latter, it is credited with producing a constipating effect if eaten without its skin.
Other foods of very high theoretical value are constipating if used in large amounts, as cheese, nuts, chocolate.
Instead of a constipating, it appears to possess a slightly relaxing effect.