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Constipation is a feeling of being unable to empty your bowels completely or regularly. It is a common problem, and everyone experiences it occasionally.
A poor diet, such as one that includes too many rich and fatty foods and too little fibre, puts a person at risk of constipation. Other common issues that can increase the risk of constipation include:
*Not going to the bathroom enough or trying to hold stools in
*Not getting enough exercise
Discussed below are some natural fruits that you can eat to encourage bowel movement, and help you pass stool easily.
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Oranges have a high water content, contains fibre, and rich amounts of stool-softening vitamin C, all of which work together to increase the bulk in your stool and stimulate bowel movement and also give relief from digestive problems.
2. PapayaImage credit: tuasaude.com
Papaya is a game-changer when it comes to constipation relief. It has very high water and fibre content, both of which help to prevent constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract.
3. Ripe BananaImage credit: scooper.news
Bananas are a constipation treatment fruit when they are very ripe, yellow and when you eat them in moderation. They contain a high amount of soluble fibre, antioxidants, and they digest very quickly.
4. ApplesImage credit: femina.in
Eating apples is an easy way to boost the fibre content of your diet and alleviate constipation. Apples are rich in pectin fibre, which is known to help lower the body's absorption of excess dietary fats, and provide relief from constipation.
5. BerriesImage credit: drmicrobiome.com
Berries are tasty and easy to eat. They are rich in fibre and water, both of which help to provide relief from constipation and maintain regularity for a healthful digestive tract.
6. WatermelonImage credit: indiatimes.com
Watermelon doesn't have a lot of fibre, but it's high in one thing that helps us pass stool, water. The refreshing fruit contains about 92 percent water, which can help to regularise bowel movements, for a healthy digestive system.
7. PearImage credit: draxe.com
Pear is packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and it has a lot of fibre and water, which can help to ease digestion and prevent constipation.
Article References: Webmd.com
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