Laxative foods to improve digestion
Published : 19-03-2016, 19:45 | Category: BEAUTY
To prevent the occurrence of constipation and are able to get rid of them some of the products that have laxative properties. First and foremost, these are products that contain fiber: vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Fiber promotes bowel movements,
which favorably affects the permeability of digested food through it. Especially a lot of fiber in the peel of the fruit and leaves. A large number of it is contained in leafy vegetables, such as cabbage and lettuce. However, with the fiber to be careful, because the sharp increase in its amount in the diet can cause diarrhea.
Many fiber contains prunes, so people who are prone to constipation, be sure to include it in the daily menu. It can be added to oatmeal for breakfast instead of sugar. Prunes better to eat cooked or pre-soaked.
Laxative effect has coffee, which to some extent stimulates the bowels. However, it is only in rare cases can be used, since this drink is a diuretic. It accelerates the production of bile, which leads to a reduction in the intestinal muscles, lemon juice. Therefore, people who suffer from constipation, you can every day to drink a glass of warm water with two teaspoons of juice.
If constipation should drink plenty of water as it is absorbed into the intestine in large quantities. With its lack of stool becomes hard, which leads to its delay. A healthy person should drink at least 2.5 liters of water daily.
Substances having laxative properties, is magnesium. In large amounts, it is contained in the shifts of pumpkin, sunflower, nuts, vegetables and green.
Good help for constipation flax seed. To do this, 1 teaspoon ground seeds pour a glass of warm milk, let stand for 10-15 minutes and drink at night. Milled flax seeds can be added in other foods, such as porridge or mashed potatoes.