Diet Plan for Constipation

Constipation, if you are suffering from, you should have a proper diet plan to reduce problem of constipation. Try to make it your habit for benefit to be longer lasting. Constipation is a common health problem in most people living in developed countries due to intake of foods with low fiber content, which is mostly due to eating less fresh vegetables and fresh fruits. Supercharge Your Juice and body with the World’s most potent superfoods!

Constipation diet

The following diet plan is very helpful for constipation:

Early morning:

In the morning after getting up, you should make it a habit to take a glass of lukewarm water with lemon approximately 300 – 400 ml of water is recommended.


Your breakfast should consist of a cup of tea or a glass of milk, bread (preferably brown bread) with butter or cheese, vegetable sandwich and some fruits like apple, orange, strawberry etc. (try to avoid banana, which contain high iron and may lead to constipation).


Lunch should be with plenty of vegetables and fruits (depending on the local availability of fruits and vegetables) and whole grain cereals (depending on the culture and tradition it may be bread, rice or food made from whole wheat powder etc.). There should be liberal amount of salad with cucumber and tomatoes etc.

Evening snacks:

It should be with tea/coffee with some fruits and milk shake.


Dinner should be with vegetable soup, vegetable noodles, whole grain cereals, bread, and mixed vegetable salad.

Important points to remember in constipation:

  • Avoid foods with high iron content (some example of food with high iron are banana, juggery, egg plant, French beans etc.).
  • Drink plenty of water or fruit juice.
  • Consume high fiber foods and avoid low fiber foods (high fiber diets are generally natural foods and low fiber diets are generally processed and refined foods). Meat and other animal foods also contain less fiber and should be restricted, if you are suffering from constipation.


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    I suffer with constipation quite regularly so reading this has given me a good diet plan to take on board and hopefully start to make me feel better. I do indulge in unhealthy foods and so it may be time time cut these back.

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