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Here are 4 types of food that makes you constipation

For constipation relief, common suggestions include increasing fiber intake, staying hydrated, and incorporating some physical activity.

However, what if the foods you believe are healthy for you are contributing to the issue? Aside from the commonly known constipation culprits such as dairy and red meat, there are unexpected foods that could be hindering your digestion.

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Let’s explore the less apparent items that could be affecting your regularity.

Rice
White rice might be a staple in your diet, but it could also be contributing to your bathroom struggles. The processing of white rice strips away the outer husk, bran, and germ, removing most of the fiber and making it a potential constipation culprit.

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Opting for whole grains like brown or black rice can keep your digestive system moving more smoothly.

Bananas
Bananas are a bit of a paradox when it comes to digestion. While ripe bananas can aid your digestive system thanks to their high fiber content, unripe or green bananas contain a lot of starches that are hard for your body to digest.

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This can lead to constipation for some people. The ripeness of your banana could make all the difference.

Flour foods
Even if you’re not celiac or gluten-sensitive, foods containing gluten—like wheat, rye, and barley—can be hard on your digestive system.

They can lead to bloating and constipation in some individuals. Trying a gluten-free diet might help improve your digestion and keep things moving.

Chocolates
It’s the treat many of us turn to for comfort or a pick-me-up, but chocolate can also be a factor in slowing down your digestive tract, especially if you’re prone to constipation. The high-fat content in chocolate can slow digestion, and for individuals sensitive to milk, the dairy content in milk chocolate can double the trouble.

Realizing that some of your favorite foods might be causing constipation can be a bit of a bummer. However, understanding the impact these foods have on your digestive system allows you to make informed choices.

Substituting or moderating the intake of these surprising culprits can help alleviate constipation, letting you enjoy your meals without the uncomfortable aftermath.

Everyone’s digestive system is different, so it’s about finding what works for you and creating a balanced diet that keeps you feeling your best.

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