Constipation these days is a very common problem that is now affecting the vast majority of people whether on an occasional or recurrent basis.
There can be lots of different reasons for this problem like the poor diet, sedentary life, and stress.
It is considered that a person suffers from constipation if he evacuates less than 3 times a week (how healthy it is to do it daily).
Constipation, moreover, is usually accompanied by bloating and abdominal pain, as well as discomfort and lack of energy in some cases.
Although the common thing is that it is something temporary, our bad habits may make it become habitual, so to lead a healthy lifestyle, take care of our food and help us with remedies to improve intestinal transit is key to solve this popular problem.
How to Fight Constipation Naturally.
1- Homemade syrup against constipation
To make this effective syrup we will use prunes and dried figs, two foods very rich in fiber and an excellent natural solution against constipation.
Put in a container half a liter of water, 50 grams of dried figs and another 50 ripe plums. Leave to soak overnight. In the morning, boil the water with the fruit inside for a while, until it reduces. Grind with a blender until it forms a thick syrup and stores it in a closed container in the refrigerator. Take 3 tablespoons a day of this syrup and discover its effectiveness.
2- Home-made fruit and fiber shake
To make this homemade juice or milkshake we will use orange, beets, bran and watercress, 4 foods rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. A delicious and very effective option to end constipation.
Mix in a bowl a medium beet (beet), 1 bunch of watercress, a spoonful of bran and the juice of a couple of squeezed oranges. Beat it all with the aid of a blender or kitchen robot and take it on an empty stomach for a week. Easy, fast and very effective.
3- Plum, lemon and ginger shake
Plum is one of the most recommended fruits to treat constipation, thanks to its high content of fiber and acids that help us to improve digestion and give mobility to the intestines. If we join the power of lemon and ginger, we get a delicious and highly effective drink against constipation.
Place in a bowl 2 well-washed ripe plums, a little mineral water (to taste, until you get the texture you want), the juice of a squeezed lemon and half a spoonful of grated ginger. Beat it all for a few seconds and take it still on an empty stomach.
Alternative: place a couple of plums in a bowl of water and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain the infusion, add the lemon juice and the ginger and take it still hot. Then eat the plums with breakfast.
Choose one of these 3 options and discover the effectiveness of these simple remedies to combat constipation. The results will surprise you.