If you're experiencing abdominal discomfort. or any other symptoms of an overburdened digestive tract, you may benefit from including one or more of the following foods in your diet .
Red beets contain large amounts of potassium and magnesium, while beet greens are an excellent source of beta-carotene, iron, and calcium. All of these nutrients are essential to maintaining the health of your digestive tract lining and the smooth muscle fibers that create the waves of contractions that produce bowel movements.
Try the beet greens and red beet slices with a bowl of rice or quinoa, along with some avocado slices. Don't add any sea salt to this dish before you try it, as beet greens are naturally salty. .
Sweet potatoes, if prepared and eaten with their skins, are an excellent source of dietary fiber. They're also rich in complex carbohydrates, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and manganese.
One medium size avocado contains a whopping 15 grams of fiber, making it one of the most fiber-rich fruits that we know of.
Oats are rich in selenium, thiamin, phosphorus, and manganese.
Cod liver oil provides plenty of natural vitamin A, which we've already mentioned is essential to the lining of your digestive tract.