Sweet potatoes can aid in bowel movements because they are high in insoluble fibers
Barnes recommends dried fruits, especially prunes, for bowel regularity. Prunes include sorbitol and fiber, which assist gastrointestinal movement.
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Best says chia seeds can help get your gut flowing because they are "high in fiber and can absorb water to help bulk up stool and stimulate bowel movements."
Flaxseeds dissolve in water and help transport feces through the large intestine.
Kiwi daily reduces stool transit time and increases bowel motions, according to research.
Avocados provide healthful lipids and fiber to lubricate the bowels and stimulate bowel motions.
Magnesium, sorbitol, and insoluble fiber in whole grains encourage regular bowel motions.
Vitamin C and fiber in citrus fruits including oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes assist digestion and bowel motions.