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Why Do Prunes Make You Poop? Doctors Explain Their Endorsement  HuffPost

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If you have trouble going number two, chances are someone will suggest downing a few cups of prune juice or eating a handful of prunes to get things going. 

It may sound like an old wives tale, but using prunes to relieve constipation is actually endorsed by doctors. “Prunes have been an at-home remedy for constipation for generations, and for good reason. They work,” said Dr. Nathan Wood, an instructor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine.

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