If the temperatures are high, the body will suffer from dehydration. That is why more people are affected by constipation in this season. But experts say that if you eat some types of fruits and vegetables, you will not get rid of the problem.
First Published Mar 19, 2023, 9:49 AM IST
Constipation is a problem that causes difficulty in passing stool. Due to this, bowel movements are not smooth. There may be no bowel movements for three or more days. Symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, cramping can indicate constipation. Constipation is caused by poor dietary habits such as consuming less fiber foods or consuming more deep fried foods, not drinking enough water and being under stress. Especially in this summer, due to the hot weather and excessive sweating, all the water is lost from the body. This causes dehydration of the body. If the water content in our body is not correct, the problem of constipation occurs.
Even if you eat foods that are high in sugar and calories daily, you will get constipation problem. Feels like eating sweets after meals. But this leads to constipation. Makes an existing problem worse. But eating fruits with high water content and fiber will improve your gut health. But if you eat some fruits that grow in this season, you will get relief from the problem of constipation. That is..
Apple is very helpful in keeping the gut healthy. Apples contain a type of fiber called pectin. It helps in relieving constipation. Eat organic apples with their skin on to get the most benefits.
Another great fruit that helps prevent constipation is oranges. This sweet and juicy fruit is high in fiber content. It helps regulate bowel movements. Moreover, oranges are a good source of vitamin C. It is an antioxidant. It keeps our whole body healthy.
Papaya, another summer fruit, has many health benefits. Consuming this fruit regularly in the morning or afternoon improves bowel movements. Papaya contains an enzyme called papain. It helps in breaking down food in the digestive system. It also makes it easier to pass through the intestines. Papaya is also rich in fiber and water content. This fruit promotes healthy digestion and regular bowel movements.
If you suffer from constipation then definitely include black currants and raisins in your daily diet. Soaking them in water and eating them every morning improves regular bowel movements. Constipation problem will disappear.
Last Updated Mar 19, 2023, 9:49 AM IST