A lot of people find it difficult to defecate because they are constipated. Constipation make it difficult to defecate as a result of low or reduced bowel movements. Some of the factors that may cause constipation are:
1. Dehydration or not drinking enough water.
2. Lack of foods that are rich in fibre.
3. Eating heavy meals late at night and so on.
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When constipation happens, the person may find it difficult to defecate, blood stains can be on the faeces and the belly may protude as a result of indigestion. However, feeding on healthy foods is important as well as drinking enough water to be hydrated.
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Below are some good foods that can prevent and also relieve constipation which should be incorporated into individual's meal plan.
Soups can improve the bowel movement, it is also important to eat warm soups.
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This fruit contain a lot of water which make it digest easily. It is also a fruit rich in fibre. Studies revealed that fibre rich foods prevent constipation.
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3. Wheat bread
Wheat bread contain insoluble fibre that allow easy bowel movement.
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Pasta can help to relieve constipation because of its high fibre content. It is a light meal that is good for both adults and children.
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Dehydration is the major cause of constipation. It is important to drink water regularly for easy digestion and also make stool soft.
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Reference: Medical news today
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