Foods that help bowel movements.
What to eat if you suffer from constipation…
Please note that this list is directed to people with IBS-c.
IBS- d sufferers should be cautious when eating foods from the list.
List of foods that help bowel movements:
– fresh cucumber
– yogurts (lactose free for IBS and colitis sufferers)
– bananas (in small quantities)
– popcorn (in small quantities)
Perfectly, made at home, in popcorn machine, without salt, butter & sugar.
– chia seeds
– brown rice
– spinach (small quantities)
– nuts (for ibs sufferers & people on low fodmap diet: cut out almonds, cashews and pistachios; limit hazelnuts intake to ten)
– high fiber cereal – with no added sugar and other additives
– whole wheat products
– castor oil (use as directed on the bottle)
– peeled tomatoes
– fresh herbs
– dill tea
Constipation – what helps? Tips and tricks.
Ways to relieve constipation and IBS-c symptoms:
– regularly eating insoluble fiber (whole grains, berries)
will help to keep your stool soft, and therefore, easier to pass.
– running and yoga
– drinking lots of herbal teas
(Best teas to drink for IBS).
– eating smaller portions
– limit or cut out fast foods
– limit or cut out fructose intake
(Low FODmap sugar substitutes and ultimate Low FODmap sugar guide).
IBS general info: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
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