Insoluble fibre in sweet potatoes help bowel motions. Insoluble fibres bulk up stools, stimulating digestion and bowel motions.
Prunes include sorbitol and fibre, which assist gastrointestinal movement. Sugar alcohol sorbitol speeds digestion.
Soluble fibre in chia seeds bulks faeces and moves it through the digestive tract. Chia fibre works best when hydrated.
Flaxseeds dissolve in water and aid large intestine stool movement.
Kiwi daily reduces stool transit time and increases bowel motions, according to research. Scientists suggest kiwis' antioxidants, fibre, and water content may be responsible.
Six grammes of fibre in half an avocado aids bowel movements. Magnesium in avocados draws water to your intestines. This softens stools.
Soluble fibre in whole grains keeps you full and aids digestion. Soluble fibre improves stool bulk and intestinal health.
Vitamin C and fibre in citrus fruits including oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes aid digestion and bowel motions.
Peppermint oil, the only substance listed without fibre, provides chemicals that relax digestive system muscles and treat constipation.
Bananas "contain fibre and potassium, which can help regulate digestion and stimulate bowel motions."
Black beans, abundant in fibre and magnesium, can also help you defecate promptly.