Natural Ways to Relieve Constipation

Constipation can happen for a number of reasons.. Constipation can be caused by anything from a change in diet to a new medication. Regardless of what is causing your constipation, you need to resolve it before it becomes a more serious blockage. Here are some natural ways to relieve constipation.

Increase fiber intake.

This is a good rule to follow even if your constipation isn’t frequent. Getting enough fiber in your diet can be difficult at times, especially when fresh fruits and vegetables are out of season. You can get fiber from whole grains like oats and granola, or you can get fiber from some protein sources like beans. Recommend 25-30 grams a day.  A good way to increase is to blend fruits & veggies in a smoothie. Juicing veggies extracts the fibrous pulp from the vegetables. 

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How to Improve Gut Health

Most people don’t realize that a healthy gut is vital to your overall health. A healthy gut has been linked to immune system performance, mental health, improvement of autoimmune disorders, diabetes, and even cancer. If you want to improve your overall health, improving your gut health is a good first step. Here are a few ways that you can do that.

Changing the Way You Eat

Your gut is impacted not just by what you eat, but how you eat. It is best to take small bites and chew slowly. The slower you eat your meals, the easier it will be for your gut to digest them fully. This can promote the absorption of nutrients while reducing gas and discomfort. Reducing the amount of sugar, high-fat, and processed foods can also improve gut health.

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