Constipation has long been a self-evident pain for adults.
Strictly speaking, however, constipation is not a hidden problem, and it is not even a disease. In essence, it is a “common symptom” caused by a variety of complex factors alone or together.
Like a fever or a cough, although the symptoms are not serious, it always makes you feel all kinds of indescribable depression.
After all, it only takes three or five minutes for someone to come out of the toilet, and you are still working hard and gasping for breath after a quarter of an hour…
If Constipation may not be too difficult if it only bothers the body, but if you suffer from constipation for a long time, you may experience mental and psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety and insomnia.
Can eating more bananas have a laxative effect?
The reason why bananas are called “shit artifact” is to a large extent – to a large extent. (You know)
But in reality, when it comes to dietary fiber that helps relieve constipation, bananas are not too prominent, not even dragon fruit or Sydney. .
But in essence, as a vegetable and fruit rich in dietary fiber, bananas contain a lot of cellulose, which can improve the peristaltic speed of the gastrointestinal tract.
After these cellulose enters the intestine, it can absorb some water in the intestine, promote the increase of the volume of the stool, and thus play the role of laxative.
The vitamins, pectin, potassium and other ingredients contained in bananas are also particularly rich, and these nutrients can play a role in clearing heat and moistening the intestines.
If you eat some bananas properly, it can really have a laxative effect.
If you eat the wrong banana, it may worsen constipation
Myth 1: Eating ripe bananas
For constipation patients, when choosing bananas, you must choose bananas with yellow belts and some black spots.
This banana is fully ripe and contains a lot of carbohydrate, water-soluble dietary fiber and other ingredients.
The green banana contains a lot of tannic acid, which has a very strong astringent effect, which will make the stool in the intestines very dry and hard, thus aggravating the constipation phenomenon.
The tannic acid contained in these unripe bananas will affect the function of the gastrointestinal tract, causing the peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract to slow down, thereby aggravating the phenomenon of constipation.
Myth 2: Wrong way of eating
When many constipation patients eat bananas, they like to make bananas into some delicacies, such as adding too much sugar, making some desserts, or making shredded bananas.
If you eat bananas in this way, it will not have any laxative effect, and it will also cause the body to gain weight and affect the gastrointestinal function.
Myth 3: Not paying attention to other diets
< p>There are many reasons for constipation, but it is related to some bad eating habits.
And many patients do not pay attention to dietary adjustments when they experience constipation. For example, they still eat a lot of high-sugar, high-salt, high-oil, and spicy foods.
In this way, even if you continue to eat bananas, you will not be able to achieve the effect of laxative.
Having said so much, what is the right way to overcome constipation?
For constipation sufferers, don’t just rely on eating bananas to relieve constipation.
And there is no food recipe for laxatives. What really needs to be done is to improve the whole way of life.
For example, don’t eat too little, eat enough food to stimulate intestinal peristalsis; for example, eat enough fiber, improve the dietary structure, replace ordinary white rice with coarse grains, Mixed beans;
For example, drink more water, drink enough 6-8 glasses of water every day, and eat more food rich in soluble dietary fiber such as fungus, white fungus, kelp;
For example, exercise more and increase the amount of exercise appropriately, such as brisk walking, jogging, aerobics, etc., which can effectively help intestinal peristalsis and improve constipation.
For example, maintaining regular bowel movements and paying attention to the adjustment of mentality can play a role in relieving constipation.
However, it should be reminded that sometimes constipation may also be related to certain diseases, such as inflammation or cancer.
Therefore, if constipation persists for a long time, it is necessary to go to a regular hospital for examination at this time.
Finally, I wish all my friends to realize the freedom of shitting as soon as possible!