Question: Does cottage cheese Constipate you?

Cheese, ice cream, and other dairy products have a reputation of being binding or constipating foods. As it turns out, this reputation is well deserved. Mark Spielmann, RD, nutrition manager at La Rabida Childrens Hospital in Chicago, says its due to the high-fat and low-fiber content of many of these products.

Can you get constipated from cottage cheese?

In large quantities, dairy products, such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream, can cause many people to become constipated.

Is low fat cottage cheese constipating?

Its a fiber-free diet Cottage cheese contains no fiber. The recommended daily intake (RDI) of fiber is 25 g for women ages 19 to 50 and 38 g for men ages 19 to 50. People over 50 require a little less. A low-fiber diet is linked to constipation, hemorrhoids, and diverticular disease.

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