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Fruits For Constipation

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Constipation is something which each one of us has dealt with at some point or another in life. While some cases of constipation can lead to very hillarious conclusions (for others), it is not so for the person suffering. So, if you don't want to be caught clutching your stomach and writhing in pain ever again, her is a list of fruit(ful) remedies to address the constipating moments in your life.



Important Fruits For Constipation

There are numerous fruits that can cure constipation or prevent it altogether. Here's a look:



Papaya is rich in enzyme papain which effectively cures constipation. It does so by removing mucus in the colon and intestines and flushing the cell wastes. Besides this, it is also rich in beta carotene, and some important vitamins and minerals required for a healthy system.



It acts as a natural laxative and anti-inflammatory agent effectively reducing inflammations in the intestines caused due to constipation. In addition, it is rich in anthocyanosides which is anti-bacterial and anti-viral in nature.



Apricot is rich in fiber, vitamin A, C, potassium and several other important minerals which all together make it a good constipation cure. However, individuals suffering from ulcers should avoid apricot as it can cause hyperacidity.

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Eating two oranges early in the morning or before going to sleep stimulates bowel movement and, thus, resolves the problem of constipation.


Plums and Prunes

Being rich in minerals, plums act as a cleansing agent of intestines and colon. On the other hand prunes which are dried plums are rich source of iron and also a very effective laxative.



While talking about constipation and fruits, we can’t overlook cherries which are known to trigger peristaltic movement in the intestine thereby forming best constipation remedy. It is rich in vitamins B1, B2, potassium, fiber, folic acid and niacin, thus forming a healthy fruit remedy for constipation.



Eating grapes will always keep constipation at bay as grapes are a rich source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals like manganese. 



Guava when eaten with seeds forms good roughage and, thus, acts effectively in curing chronic constipation.


Eat the fruits, mentioned above, regularly if you don't want to be the one sitting upright, clutching at your stomach and staring longingly at the toilet door.


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Fruits For Constipation