Crucial is feeling good after you enjoy your meals. For so many of my clients, as well as family and friends, this is not their reality.
Having dealt with some severe gut issues of my own, let me tell you, being able to enjoy your meals both during and after you eat is something to be ever-so grateful for.
Indigestion, bloating, cramps, lethargy, IBS... takes all the enjoyment out of eating.
Tapping into one of my favorite nutrition resources - dare I say health geek? - Dr Michael Greger of Nutrition Facts offers great suggestions to help you overcome those chronic digestive woes.
Digestion happens when we are relaxed with our para-sympathetic system
active. This is why its referred to as the rest and digest state.
Check out any these mini videos below and get your gut right, now!
The Best Diet for Upset Stomach
Cayenne Pepper for Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Chronic Indigestion
Club soda for Stomach Pain
Additional healthy practices are to enjoy a peppermint, ginger or fennel tea 15-20 minutes before you eat and to consciously ingest your meals slowly and in a relaxed state. Digestion happens when we are relaxed with our para-sympathetic system active. This is why its referred to as the rest and digest state.
Put these practices into play and you are sure to notice your digestion improve. This plays a powerful role in your overall health.
For more info on digestive health check out past blogs such as Gut Matters and Food Additives
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Teri is a health nerd, a lifestyle wellness nerd, a nature nerd and yes a food nerd. She embraces it all.