Are you pooping regularly? If not, here’s the best way how.
It may be an uncomfortable subject for most, but as human beings, it’s an essential part of our health. But in all seriousness, the best way to stay regular is to move your body, drink lots of water to keep your insides hydrated and eat a healthy, fiber-rich diet, with the latter being the most important so…
Here are the 10 best foods to help you poop and be healthy.
This low calorie fruit, that’s quite tasty on its own or in a salad, also contains fiber and water, both of which will help you go. Grab a couple next time you’re food shopping and enjoy the benefits.
Yes, this delicious snack food, as long as it’s not drenched in salt and butter, is quite healthy because it’s loaded with fiber and aids in constipation.
This juicy fruit has some fiber but most importantly is 92% water and has been known to encourage bowel movements. Learn 10 more healthy reasons to eat watermelon.
This is an old time healthy favorite because it not only provides the fiber you need to poop, but the oats themselves absorb lots of water that aid in digestion.
Sometimes an overlooked nut, this one, once a little chopped up, can be incorporated into that oatmeal, a yogurt or even in a salad to help move things along.
Speaking of yogurt! Grab the no sugar, low fat Greek yogurt at the store that contains live cultures and probiotics as these are one of the best things you can do for your digestive tract. Add some fruit, almonds or oatmeal we mentioned above and you’re good to go!
This one is still being studying as to why it works so well, but one theory is that it is linked to a hormone that makes your colon contract. Along with all of these other options, having that cup of coffee in the morning, or when needed, can really help you go to the bathroom more quickly.
A palmful of yummy raspberries, or even added to your yogurt or oatmeal, can really make a difference with your health and staying regular.
Yes, you’ve probably heard this since you were a kid, but prunes really can help you go, even better than some of the over the counter laxatives. The reason why prunes aid in pooping is because they help your bowels take in more water; which creates movement.
And speaking of that water, we saved the best most important for last! When Dr. Oz was asked by an audience member on his show, “what is the best possible thing I can do if I can’t go?” He told her to drink a glass of water. Hydration is key, period. So drink water throughout your day, but definitely start your day, even before that cup of coffee, with a glass of water to get your organs moving.