For a long time, people have turned to prunes and prune juice to relieve constipation discomfort. Prunes are full of fiber and sorbitol, a carbohydrate digested slowly by the body. As it moves through the intestines, prune substance collects water, which then softens fecal matter. Drink a glass of prune juice in the morning and then again at night, or eat a few prunes to stay regular. However, eating too many prunes can give you gas and make your stool too soft.
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