10. Blueberries and Strawberries
They taste great in jams and contain an important bowel movement ingredient call pectin. “This is a type of soluble fiber that makes those cooked foods gel up as they cool,” said Mills.
9. Leafy Greens
The attention kale has gotten is due to its incredible nutritional benefits. It also happens to be one of nature’s best natural laxatives. Dark leafy greens such as kale, collards, Swiss chard, and spinach contain magnesium, which has been found to soften stool.
8. RaisinsRelated: 10 Foods That Help You Poop
Try raisins over prunes when it comes to natural laxatives. Not only are raisins found to be higher in stool-softening magnesium and fiber, but they taste much better. Not to mention, raisins don’t contain the bloat-inducing sugar alcohol sorbitol that is found in prunes.