The 7 Best Foods for Constipation, According to a Dietitian


If you eat plums, prunes (dried plums), or any other "P" fruit, it will make you go to the bathroom because they are full of fiber and prebiotics. Sorbitol is a sugar that is found in plums and prunes. It holds on to water and helps you go to the bathroom.


Not only do avocados go well with almost everything, they are also very healthy and high in fiber. About 13.5 grams of fiber can be found in one avocado. That means that one avocado will give you about half of the fiber you need for the day.

Oat Bran

Oat bran is just oatmeal that doesn't have the bran layer taken off of it. There are a lot of good nutrients in the bran layer, like fiber, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals.


Kiwifruits have been studied a lot to see if they can help with constipation, and the results have been good. Kiwifruits change the bacteria in the gut in a good way because they are prebiotics. In studies with people who were blocked, kiwifruits.


You can eat figs either fresh or dried. A lot of vitamins, flavonoids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and antioxidants are found in them. Figs are a laxative food that has been shown to help people who are constipated.


There is a lot of fiber and good fats in flaxseeds. Whole flaxseeds have 4.35 grams of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids and 2.8 grams of fiber per tablespoon.


Good bacteria, which help keep your gut system healthy, are found in large amounts in fermented foods like kefir yogurt.  Kefir is a strong and sour drink made from yogurt that has been aged.