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3 Foods That Can Help Ease Constipation.

Constipation most commonly happens due to waste or stool moving too slowly via the digestive tract or cannot being removed effectively from the rectum, which may make the stool get hard and dry. 

According to MedicalNewsToday, foods that help in easing constipation are;

1. Olive and flaxseed oils

Olive and flaxseed oils possess a mild laxative effect that helps in easing the flow of materials via the intestines.

These oils also have compounds that enhance digestion and have antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.

2. Broccoli

Broccoli had sulforaphane, a substance that helps in protecting the gut and eases digestion.

Sulforaphane may also be beneficial in the prevention of the overgrowth of some intestinal microorganisms that can disrupt healthy digestion.

3. Apples and pears

Apples and pears are fruits that contain great levels of water, which can assist in easing digestion and preventing constipation. To get the most benefit from apples and pears, an individual should consume them raw and whole, with the skin intact. These fruits contain many compounds that enhance digestion such as fibre, sorbitol and fructose.

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