Foods that relieve constipation –fiber rich diet!

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Foods that relieve constipation are all foods rich with fiber, and that will be: legumes, cereals, whole grain products, green leafy vegetables, root vegetables, fruit and some seeds…

Eat only whole-grain breads, cereals, and pastas. Use plenty of raw fruits and vegetables.

When you eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grain products, legumes (beans, lentils and peas), you can be sure that you consume enough fiber which is the best foods for constipation.

Vegetables, fruits (especially dried fruits), and some cereals (whole wheat, bran, or oatmeal) are excellent sources of fiber

1.-Grains: Soluble fibers include pectin, flax, and gums. Insoluble fibers include psyllium and bran’s from grains like wheat and oats.

2. In Fruits the best known are probably the plums, but also apples, figs, strawberries…
Sorbitol, the natural sugar found in apple juice has known laxative properties.

3. In Vegetables asparagus, spinach, parsley, and other dark green leafy vegetables, should be part of the daily diet, also licorice rhizome is helpful, but it is not allowed for people with high blood pressure.

4. Any legumes: beans, lentils and peas are foods to relieve constipation.

5.-seeds: Flaxseed meal (best freshly ground) is helpful. Both will soften stools. Psyllium seed is also good, but take it quickly with a full glassful of water.

For people who cannot bite, there are juicers that fresh vegetables and fruit only in pieces. Thus there is no loss of fiber. This will provide the thick juice, which can be diluted with water.

For extra help how to learn to cook vegetarian foods that relieve constipation you can see the cookbooks proposed here,and for purchasing some health products (from Amazon) you can see here...

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