Food that helps your bowel movement

Peppermint - It does more than just leaving your breath smelling minty fresh. Peppermint's soothing effect works wonders for a bad stomach but research from the University of Maryland Medical Center found that it can also help people who suffer from IBS. Basically, its calming properties help loosen up the muscles in the intestinal tract so your poo can move freely.

Figs—and we don't mean the Newtons—are a great way to add more fiber to your diet. Four of them will cost you 189 calories and provide 7.4 grams of fiber that's great for those suffering from IBS. The sugar count in this fruit is high

Popcorn - We know: You wouldn't expect popcorn to be on the same list as healthy foods like avocados and leafy greens, but the air-popped kind is low calorie, high fiber, and makes a great snack for those who need a boost in the bathroom. “Popcorn is one of my favorite ways to increase fiber consumption because it’s such a delicious snack, the more fiber you consume, the more bulk it adds to your poop, making it easier to get down and out of you

Bananas - The high fiber in bananas can help normalize bowel motility. With three grams of insoluble fiber, they help you push out waste better by making stools easier to pass. Bonus: They also help when things are loosey goosey. "Bananas are binding for anyone with diarrhea, and they also contain probiotics that are essentially 'food' for the healthy microbes that live in our guts,

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