Food for constipation
Diet against chronic and occasional constipation
RECOMMENDED FOOD TO AVOID CONSTIPATION
Food for diet against constipation
Some foods are very interesting for the control of constipation due to its nutritional composition and properties. People with chronic constipation problems should normally eat some of the following foods .
It must be emphasized that the intake of fiber-rich foods, must be accompanied by abundant hydration. You need to drink plenty of water along with fiber intake for the fiber to be hydrated and exert its effect.
Drinking water will also prevent an intestinal "plug" to be formed.
RECOMMENDED FOODS AGAINST CONSTIPATION
Recommended for control of constipation foods are:
Dried plums or prunes for constipation
Dried plums are almost five times richer in fiber than fresh plums, which makes them particularly interesting in the diet of constipation.
There is a famous remedy for constipation that consists on eating two or three dried plums for breakfast. These plums have previously been left to soak in water overnight. You should drink the water of this preparation.
Particularly interesting is the prune juice, for its high content of sorbitol and hydroxy-phenyl satine. It constitutes an authentic natural medicine to cure constipation. With retention problems or intestinal diverticulitis, it is very helpful to eat well chewed dried prunes or drinking the juice from them.
Foods with probiotics to avoid constipation
Type bifidus yogurt. Taking probiotics is highly recommended especially in people with chronic constipation.
Yogurt contains bifidus bacteria Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, both species cooperate in improving intestinal health.
Chia seeds mucilage for constipation
Figs are very interesting to prevent or treat constipation
Figs are rarticularly rich in fiber, so they are well known food in case of constipation. The following recipe is a good example of their anti-constipation properties:
Other very interesting food remedies for constipation
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.