5 Fruits that help aid your digestion better

Pregnancy is really affecting your digestive system and you are experiencing issues from heartburn to gas to constipation. It is best to use natural ways to help your digestion now. Here are 5 fruits that should help

  1. Avocadoes Avocadoes are a rich store-house of fibres and they help absorb water and loosen the stool thus reliving one from constipation. They are also rich in Vitamin C which helps have a healthy digestive system. They contain vitamin B complex which supports digestion as they help derive fuel from the food.
  2. Bananas Bananas are effective in reducing abdominal bloating and ensuring smooth bowel movements due to their high fibre content. It also contains antacids which suppress acid secretion and help ease heartburn. They are also rich in iron so consumption helps in synthesising haemoglobin. It has folic acid required for the development of the nerve and brain.
  3. Cantaloupe Melon (kharbuja) This fruit is extremely effective in controlling nausea and relieves the symptoms of heartburn which ails pregnant women. It is also rich in a lot of minerals and vitamins essential now – calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamins, etc.
  4. Mango The high-fibre content makes mangoes best for smooth digestion. It is also rich in potassium which is important to maintain fluid balance and thus avoiding swollen feet from fluid retention. The fruit is rich in antioxidants which help neutralise free radicals which could cause delays in foetal development.
  5. Grapes Grapes are effective in reducing constipation and other digestive issues during pregnancy. It also has other benefits to pregnant women – helps treat haemorrhoids, edema and improves circulation. It also helps increase skin elasticity, especially in the abdominal region.

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