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Best Breakfast Recipes for Constipation Relief

Are looking for breakfast ideas and recipes that are good for people who frequently suffer from constipation or irregular bowel movements? The following breakfast recipes use foods that can bring relief from constipation due to the anti-constipation and laxative nutrients they contain. However, before you go ahead and get your apron on, make sure you have already read the page Best Diet for Relieving Constipation and the page Foods That Prevent Constipation which offer more general information about how dietary habits and constipation are linked.

Dairy-Free Blueberry Muesli

Blueberries are an age-old remedy for constipation. Also the oats in this muesli have constipation preventing properties: oats are rich in soluble fiber, a type of fiber that forms a gel when mixed with liquid. This gel helps restore regularity.
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Oat and Buckwheat Muesli with Pears and Grapes

Eating a bowl of this inviting muesli for breakfast is a superb way to start your day. The oats and pears it boasts are highly nutritious and provide an excellent source of soluble fiber which helps bring relief from constipation by making stool bulkier and softer. In addition, pears contain sorbitol, a known constipation-relieving compound that works by drawing water into the large intestine.
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Original Bircher Muesli

Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner around the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients and it is rich in soluble fiber which helps prevent and relieve constipation.
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Wholewheat Muffins with Bananas and Walnuts

Not only are these whole wheat muffins full of flavor, they also contain ingredients that can keep your bowel movements regular. Bananas have been indicated as a good source of fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), compounds that can help prevent digestive ailments such as constipation. Also walnuts can help bring relief from constipation.
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Carrot Muffins

These anti-constipation breakfast muffins contain guar gum and flaxseed which work like magic to prevent and treat constipation. Also carrots contain properties that help fight constipation.
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Fantastic Fiber Muffins

Looking for a high-fiber muffin recipe? These muffins combine wheat bran with whole wheat flour and apples to create a delicious treat that helps you reach your fiber quota.
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Want More Recipes?

For more recipes that can help prevent and alleviate constipation, visit the main recipe directory of's Guide to Preventing Constipation.