flaxseed help beat bloating

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When your trips to the bathroom get less frequent, constipation may be to blame. But flaxseed can help act as a natural laxative to help you GI system work like it should. The tiny seeds are particularly good because they're rich in insoluble fiber. Research indicates they may be even better than psyllium husks (typically the go-to fiber supplement) for reducing bloating and pain. These fiber-rich seeds add bulk to your stool, making it easier for you to stay regular. Buy them ground and sprinkle a teaspoon in smoothies, on oatmeal and in yogurt. Chase with lots of water.