Natural Home Remediesfor Constipation Print
Written by Dr. Rekha Mohindra   

You’ll find that these natural home remedies for constipation are the very best constipation remedies for natural constipation relief. And our all natural constipation diet will help you to avoid the foods that cause constipation.

Straining to pass dry, hard stools is no fun. And, since most commercial constipation remedies and drugs are only temporary and can be highly addictive, natural remedies for constipation are very important. Even occasional constipation causes gas, halitosis and hemorrhoids. And foods that cause constipation can also lead to other health problems.

Low fiber foods, foods high in saturated fats and processed foods that have had the fiber and nutrients removed are the main foods that constipate.

And the list of constipation causing medications is very long and often overlooked. They include prescriptions for depression, high blood pressure, Parkinson's disease and even laxatives, when used frequently cause constipation.

4 Thumbs 4 constipation

1. Increase water intake.

2. Eat more high fiber foods.

3. Expand your physical activity.

4. And eliminate constipation foods.

Cause constipation problems

• Deep-fried foods, chips and foods high in bad fats,

• Dairy Products, such as cheese, ice cream and whole milk,

• Meats, especially fatty meats, red meat and processed meats,

• Refined grains, like white rice or any refined white flour products,

• Highly starchy foods – white potatoes, corn and any refined grains,

• Fast Foods – burgers, pizza, French fries and most other fried foods,

• Refined foods from the sugar list, such as cakes, cookies and pastries.


Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

• Fruits and vegetables – Most fiber rich foods on the list of fruits and list of vegetables help to relieve constipation. Those especially high in fiber are apples with skin, apricots, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, prunes, cabbage, raw carrots, beets, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts.?

• Beans, whole grains, nuts and seeds – Foods from the bean list, list of whole grains and nuts list also help relieve constipation. Try kidney and lima beans, oatmeal, sprouted whole grain breads and cereals, almonds, peanuts, walnuts, sesame and sunflower seeds.?

• Water – Getting enough healthy fluids is essential for relieving constipation. But when you increase fiber intake, your water amount needs to increase too. Drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses a day?

• Yogurt – The beneficial organisms in probiotic foods help you properly digest what you eat and protect you from colon and bowel diseases. Unlike cheese and milk, low-fat yogurt doesn't constipate. And it provides the calcium you need to reduce your risk of developing colon cancer.

• Fiber supplements – Psyllium husks, fruit and vegetable fiber and oat, rice and wheat bran soak up huge quantities of liquid. And when combined with plenty of water, fiber supplements help you to have softer, bulkier, easier to pass stools. It's a great way to make sure you get all the fiber you need to prevent and relieve constipation.

Start out by weeding out all the foods above that cause constipation. Then begin using these constipation diet guidelines of natural constipation remedies.

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