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Constipation is very uncomfortable and sometimes painful. It can be annoying and cause one to spend a great amount of time on the toilet. Constipation in spite of its unpleasant feeling is a prevalent gastro-intestinal  disorder and the cause of it is varied. Some most common causes are, having a diet low in carbohydrates which provide  fiber to aid proper bowel movement, drinking less water, lack of exercise and as well as taking certain medication. However, it can be diminished by eating the right choice of food, drinking enough water e.g,6-8 glasses of water per day, and changing lifestyle from inactive to active with exercise predominantly walking or running.

Here’s a list of some foods which is best for eliminating constipation: Tubal vegetables- potatoes, sweet potatoes, cassava and etc


Legumes- black-eyed peas, lentil, pigeon peas, chick peas, pink beans and pinto.


Grains- wheat germ and bran, oatmeal, brown rice and  quinoa.


Vegetables- carrots, pak choi, carbage and broccoli.

Fruits- apples, cucumbers, mangoes, bananas, watermelon, sour-sops, prunes and berries



These all aid in proper bowel movement when taken in  rightful portion  and with  adequate water and exercise, constipation will have no other choice but to cease!


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