Foods that help bowel movements.

Foods that help bowel movements.

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.

blueberries ibs

List of foods that help bowel movements:

– strawberries
– raspberries
– blueberries
– fresh cucumber
– oats
– yogurts (lactose free for IBS and colitis sufferers)
– bananas (in small quantities)
– kefir
– buttermilk
– popcorn (in small quantities)
Perfectly, made at home, in popcorn machine, without salt, butter & sugar.
– chia seeds
– brown rice
– spinach (small quantities)
– flaxseed
– nuts (for ibs sufferers & people on low fodmap diet: cut out almonds, cashews and pistachios; limit hazelnuts intake to ten)
– water
– 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
– eggplant
– 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).

READ MORE:

How to relieve IBS cramps?

How to relieve IBS cramps

IBS general info: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) 

What is a low FODMAP diet?

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