Apr 14, 2024, 02:23 PM IST

10 fibre-rich summer foods to help improve digestion

Sonali Sharma

Watermelon is high in water content and fibre, helps soften stools and promotes smooth bowel movements

Cucumbers are best for hydration and digestive health, promotes smooth bowel movements

Tomatoes are not only rich in fibre but also contain antioxidants like lycopene, which promote overall health.

Oats contain beta-glucan which helps lower cholesterol levels and promotes a healthy gut by feeding beneficial bacteria.

Legumes, such as lentils, chickpeas, and beans, are high in soluble fibre are also rich in protein, aids in digestion and prevents constipation.

Apples, oranges, and berries like strawberries and blueberries contain soluble fibre which promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut.

Sweet potatoes and carrots are root vegetables that are not only delicious but also high in soluble fibre.

Flaxseeds are a great source of soluble fibre, particularly in the form of mucilage gum. They also contain omega-3 fatty acids and lignans, which have antioxidant properties.

From almonds to walnuts and cashew nuts, all types of nuts are rich in fibre which are beneficial for your health.

Avocado are high in fibre, healthy fats, and vitamins, supports digestive health by promoting satiety, regulating bowel movements.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.