Journal article

Associations between dairy consumption and constipation in adults: A cross-sectional study.

Hajara Aslam, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Anu Ruusunen, Samantha L Dawson, Lana J Williams, Michael Berk, Kara L Holloway-Kew, Fiona Collier, Amy Loughman, Julie A Pasco, Felice N Jacka

Nutr Health | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The current study aimed to assess the association between dairy consumption and constipation in the general adult population. DESIGN: Data from the Geelong Osteoporosis Study were used to assess the association between dairy consumption and constipation in women (n=632) and men (n=609). Information on milk, yogurt and cheese, and constipation were self-reported. Total dairy was calculated by summing the intake of milk, yogurt and cheese and expressed as servings per day. Multivariable logistic regression models adjusted for irritable bowel syndrome, major depressive disorders, mobility, body mass index, age and fibre intake were used to examine the odds ratio (OR) and 95% confiden..

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