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Constipation is a common issue faced by many. Poor diet, lifestyle and some medications may contribute to constipation. It can be a very uncomfortable condition that can affect your health in various ways if left untreated. For better bowel movements several home remedies can work wonders. There are a few home remedies which can help in improving bowel movements. In order to improve your digestion and prevent the likes of constipation, a few diet modifications are required. Studies have found that eating more fibre can help in improving digestion and keeping constipation. An effective remedy for constipation is dried figs. You can eat them daily and also enjoy the multiple health benefits that the dried fruit offers.
Figs for constipation
Fig is a soft fruit that can offer you several benefits. This fruit is loaded with several health benefits. It is commonly available in dried form. Dried figs can be a part of your daily diet. These can offer you multiple health benefits as well. Dried figs are an amazing remedy for constipation which can give you noticeable results in a few uses only.
Dried figs are loaded with fibre which can help in a smooth bowel movement. These are also rich in vitamin B6 that can indirectly ease digestion.
How to use dried figs for constipation?
You can soak two dried figs in water and keep it for some time. Eat these soaked figs at any time of the day. You can also boil them in a cup of water and drink the liquid. Consume those boiled figs as well.
Another simple method is to boil two figs in a glass of milk. Boil the milk properly and drink the milk first and then eat the boiled figs.
Other health benefits of figs
Figs are loaded with zinc, magnesium, iron and B vitamins which can boost hair health
Diabetics can also eat figs, studies have suggested these are diabetes-friendly dry fruit
Figs are a powerhouse of nutrition. They are rich in vitamin A, C and K, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, magnesium and potassium
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