Troubled with Constipation? Here are 15 tips to avoid this problem:

  1. Eating fibres is very important to relieve constipation. Raw vegetables, salads and fruits are good source of fibres. Take a bowl full of veggies and a bowl full of fruits everyday to get rid of constipation.
  2. Instead of taking maida, rice, white bread switch to multigrain food items. Eat multigrain cereals, oats, brown rice etc.
  3. Beans are good for relieving constipation. Eat beans in form of salad or soup.
  4. Don’t start taking too many fibres suddenly otherwise it would make you feel bloated. So add fibre slowly.
  5. Drink lots of water and other liquids but not carbonated ones. If you would stay hydrated your would be better in your constipation.
  6. Don’t eat bananas much. Eat papaya daily once especially before bedtime at night.
  7. Red meat which is high in iron can contribute to constipation.
  8. Calcium-containing food items such as cheese can also cause constipation.
  9. Legumes are also a good source of fibres so they relieve constipation.
  10. Frozen, processed food items and food items with preservatives should be avoided if you have constipation.
  11. Chips, fast food and ice creams should also be avoided.
  12. Coffee is good for relieving constipation.
  13. Kiwis and oranges being rich in fibres help relieve constipation.
  14. Drink green tea and coconut water.
  15. Curd being probiotic is good for the digestive tract.