These 6 everyday foods can relieve constipation

These 6 everyday foods can relieve constipation

By Ruchita Maheshwari  on: 01 June 2017
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Constipation may not be everybody%u2019s favorite topic of discussion. Each one of us has different bowel habits and sometimes they can botch you up. Discussing constipation is usually considered a social taboo, but it%u2019s important to discuss this as bowel movement disorder can arise from a number of problems like inflammatory bowel disease, obstructed hernia, paralytic ileus, etc. The chief cause behind more functional constipation can be-

  • Diet lacking in fiber 
  • Low levels of magnesium
  • Fried or non vegetarian food
  • Low intake of fluids
  • Changes in routine

However, some foods can be your bowel%u2019s best friends and here they are.


Prunes act as a mild laxative, stimulating muscles to push waste through the large intestine. Five prunes provide about 3 grams of fiber, but because prune juice is equally effective at relieving constipation.


Half cup of cooked spinach is packed with 4 grams of fiber, also it is loaded with magnesium, one of the factors that can help with constipation. Magnesium helps the bowels to contract and draw in extra water content. This leafy green is also a great source of phytonutrients that help in promoting health and vitality.


Anyone who is looking for a natural aid constipation should consider yoghurt as it is loaded with friendly bacteria which helps to repopulate the colon and help in digestion. The acidophilus in yogurt protect the colon by promoting growth of other harmful bacteria, decreasing the production of bile acid which help in preventing cancer.


Good news for coffee lovers ! A cup of black coffee in the morning should get things moving, it stimulate the digestive tract & provides constipation relieve. Drinking black coffee can stimulate the movement of the colonic muscles and promotes the contraction and relaxation of intestinal muscles that causes bowel movements at a fast rate


Flax-seeds tiny seeds don%u2019t just help you poop, they help in reducing cholesterol levels and keep your heart and blood vessels healthy. Just one tablespoon of ground flaxseed packs in 2 grams of fiber. Both flaxseeds contain omega 3 fatty acids that are important for overall health. Remember to ground flaxseeds  as whole seeds won%u2019t get digested, though they will add bulk to the stool.


This yummy low calorie & high fiber snack can be effective remedy for constipation. The insoluble fiber in this grain helps to regular & prevent constipation. Avoid adding salt, sugar or butter to preserve its benefits.

Eat right to get moving !!


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