13 Surprising Causes of Constipation
There’s some evidence that chocolate can cause constipation, though other studies show chocolate may actually help some people, Dr. Park says.
In one 2005 study, people with chronic constipation or irritable bowel syndrome were more likely than people without those problems to say that chocolate caused constipation (as did bananas and black tea).
Eliminate or cut back on chocolate if you think it could be causing your constipation.
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