4 best foods to relieve constipation

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Pulse-gh Oct. 6, 2021 12:35 p.m.

4 best foods to relieve constipation

Here are 4foods that can help relieve constipation and keep you regular: One study in 80 people with constipation found that pectin can accelerate the movement of the stool through the intestines, improve symptoms of constipation and increase the number of beneficial bacteria in the gut.

Pectin can accelerate colonic transit time and reduce constipation In addition, citrus fruits contain a flavanol called naringenin, which may contribute to the positive effects of citrus fruits on constipation.

Fortunately, certain foods can help relieve constipation by adding bulk, softening the stool, decreasing gut transit time and increasing stool frequency.

Apples are an easy way to boost the fibre content of your diet and alleviate constipation.

Greens such as spinach, Brussels sprouts and broccoli are not only rich in fibre but also great sources of vitamin C, vitamin K and folate.

Baby spinach or tender greens can be added raw to salads or sandwiches for a fibre boost.

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