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Constipation? Here are natural miralax food alternatives!

Miralax is a medication commonly for constipation to help with drawing water into the colon to ease the passage of stool in the rectum. Here are some natural alternatives to facilitate the same effects of miralax.


Here are 2 food tips to incorporate into your diet, in replace of miralax!


TIP 1: CONSUME MAGNESIUM

  • Magnesium helps draw water into the colon to ease the passage of stool through the large intestine and rectum

  • Foods high in magnesium include:

    • Pumpkin seeds

    • Almonds

    • Spinach

    • Cashews

    • Peanuts

    • Soymilk

    • Edamame

    • Dark chocolate

    • Avocado


TIP 2: LEMON WATER

  • Add a piece of lemon to your warm water in the mornings

  • Lemons are high in vitamin C, an antioxidant compound that helps pulls water into the gut to help soften your stool


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