Digestion problems are uncomfortable and often even painful. We tend to think of these issues as lesser-issues, things that everyone has to deal with in life. But poor digestion can lead to poor health. Our digestion can affect whole other aspects of our bodies. If we are not vigilant in our digestive health, then it really can become a major problem. Over-the-counter solutions to digestive distress are often unnecessary and pack a whole slew of side effects that cause even more trouble. This post from Maranda offers ten excellent tips for achieving better digestion naturally.
“For many of us, digestive distress has become a fact of life. But bloating, gas and indigestion aren’t inevitable and even though these ‘minor’ symptoms seem to be more of a nuisance than anything, poor digestion can impact many aspects of health, from nutritional deficiencies to allergies to acne. It’s estimated that up to 80% of our immune system is in our gut, so it’s really important we look after it! Try incorporating these tips to improve your digestive health.
- Chew your food really well. Digestion starts in the mouth, both by physically breaking down food and by triggering the production of digestive juices.
- Avoid eating when rushed or stressed.
- Avoid drinking too many liquids with meals, which dilutes digestive juices”