I tried a low-carb diet once ( South Beach) and was extremely constipated, even with the healthy, high-fiber foods included. When I relented and ate some carbs - a muffin - I immediately got relief.
Anyone know why?
What kind of healthy, high fiber foods did you eat on South Beach?
You should be filling your plate with veggies. Over time your system will adjust and a muffin won’t be necessary. Stay away from cheese and any low carb “franken foods” - processed, packaged convenience products that claim to be low carb. Don’t be stingy with the good fats, either. And flax seeds are your friends.
You might want to switch to Atkins or do some reading on a higher fat, low carb diet. There’s plenty of evidence that this is a healthy, effective diet. Fat isn’t bad for you. Carbs are when eaten in excess.