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Anti-Constipation Soup Recipes

Eager to learn how to create delicious, high-fiber soups that can help relieve constipation? The soup recipes in this section combine anti-constipation foods that deliver significant daily doses of fiber and other constipation-fighting nutrients such as magnesium. But before you get your apron on, make sure you have already perused the page Diet Tips for Relieving Constipation and the page Foods That Help Prevent Constipation which provide more general information about how diet and constipation are linked.

Wholesome Winter Pea and Watercress Soup

Green peas are rich in dietary fiber, which helps alleviate constipation. The wonderfully vibrant watercress leaves add a nice peppery bite to this dish.
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Dairy-Free Spinach Soup

Popeye was right: eat your spinach! The nutritional profile of spinach makes it an excellent health food and an important food for anyone suffering from constipation. It is considered one of the best vegetables for the entire digestive tract, and it is thought to be highly effective at cleansing and regenerating the intestinal tract. One of the gut health promoting compounds contained in spinach is magnesium which appears to be necessary for proper bowel movement. Mild deficiencies of magnesium are fairly common in Western countries, where consumption of processed foods is common, as processing significantly decrease the magnesium content of foods.
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Beet and Carrot Soup

This recipe pairs carrots with beets to create a powerful anti-constipation soup. Both beets are carrots are rich in fiber which helps keep waste materials moving through the intestines at a healthy pace. In addition to supporting healthy bowel movement, this soup possesses some extraordinary properties that make it a super food for the colon. Several studies have shown that betacyanin, a phytochemical found in beets, is highly effective at fighting cancer, particularly colon cancer.
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Nourishing Nettle Soup

Rich in magnesium and fiber, this intriguing jade green soup nettle great for treating constipation. Also yoghurt—which is used to garnish this intriguing jade green soup—is beneficial as it contains probiotic bacteria which aid digestion and fight the overgrowth of harmful bacteria.
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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.