Treating Constipation Naturally

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Published on July 31, 2015 by HWC

The video helps you to take a deep look on constipation and its preventive measures. Millions of people suffer from constipation problem. Here you can find out simple solutions that you can try out for reducing constipation and improve your digestive system.

Major Causes

  • Not drinking enough water
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Not eating healthy foods
  • Being stressed
  • Eating frequent beef and pork
  • Eating too much sugary foods such as cakes, candy, cookies, etc.
  • Digestive disorders

How to Avoid Constipation?

Having Fiber Rich Foods

Fiber rich foods accelerate the movement of food through the digestive track. Both insoluble and soluble fiber will help prevent constipation.

Healthy Breakfast

Having cereals in breakfast that contain 10grams of fiber to 100 grams can help prevent constipation.

Eating Legumes

Adding more legumes such as beans, seeds, lentils, nuts and green leafy vegetables into your diet on daily basis can help prevent constipation. These are good sources of fiber and nutrients including magnesium, which will help in constipation.

Refined Carbohydrates

Eating carbohydrates such as white bread, pasta and rice may help prevent the problem. Whole grains are rich sources of fiber and nutrients, which not only helps in preventing constipation but also regulates insulin to lower the risk of diabetes.

Adding Fruits and Vegetables

Different fruits and vegetables provide various kinds of fibers. Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables enhances the body’s ability to fight free radicals by providing different anti-oxidants to the body.

Exercise

Exercise such as walking 30 minutes each day on regular basis can help alleviate constipation.

Decrease Coffee Consumption

Not having coffee can help prevent constipation problem.

Stress

If you’re stressed, then there are higher chances of constipation. Relax by doing hot water bath or yoga or relax by sitting in front of the fire.

Do not Overeat

Smaller meals are easily digestible. Do not eat over night because your body cannot digest the food properly during night times.

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