Our body can't break down fiber. Fiber is the part of plant foods. Eating lots of fiber rich diet helps keep stools soft. These speeds up the process of digestion. All plant foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans, have fiber. We are giving you a diet chart that will help you to make your diet plan that will help you to know which food items are beneficial. It is advised that the patients must follow the given diet chart to get relief from constipation.

Vegetables

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Spinach
  • Turnip
  • Cauliflower
  • Fenugreek leaves
  • Beans
  • Lima beans
  • Broccoli
  • Sweet potato
  • Ginger
  • garlic
  • Bottle gourd
  • Ridge gourd
  • Round gourd
  • Bitter gourd

Fruits

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Kiwi
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Apples
  • Dates
  • Avocado
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Fig
  • Lemon
  • Pineapple
  • Citrus fruits
  • Prunes
  • Apricot
  • Banana (if not suitable)

Pulses

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Black eyed peas
  • Kidney beans
  • Pinto beans
  • Garbanzo beans
  • Green gram (Moong dal)
  • Black gram
  • Chickpeas

Spices

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Black pepper
  • Fennel
  • Turmeric
  • Cumin
  • Coriander
  • Thyme

Other Food Products

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Air popped popcorn
  • Almonds
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Sesame seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Flaxseed
  • Whole grain bread
  • Dried fruits such as raisins, prunes.
  • Water
  • Oats
  • Fresh yogurt (mix with mashed bananas)
  • Coconut water
  • Milk
  • Moong dal khichadi
  • Non Vegetarian food like meat (can be taken in limited amount)
  • Fried foods
  • Spicy and junk food
  • Soft drinks
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Cheese
  • Ice Cream
  • Biscuits
  • Pasta
  • Maggie
  • Sauces
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