5 Ways You Can Improve Your Digestion

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Digestion

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Digestion

You may be thinking it’s time to improve your digestion, but where do you start? What does it mean to “improvey our digestion?” Many underlying health issues and chronic illness stems from faulty digestion and all of our clients know that we always start from here. If you can focus on improving your digestion, many of your symptoms may actually dissipate from this alone.

Aside from the tips you typically hear like drink more water and eat more vegetables, which is true, I am going to provide you with specific tips that you can do to improve your digestion and maintain it.

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Symptoms Resulting From Faulty Digestion

If you experience any of the following symptoms, it would be worthwhile to focus on digestive healing. We recommend working with a licensed practitioner to ensure you are taking the best steps to heal and are having your health needs properly addressed. You can book your free 15-minute phone consultation here to speak with one of our practitioners.

-constant fatigue

-digestive disturbances such as stomach pain or general indigestion

-heart burn

-acid reflux

-stomach feels “knotted” after eating certain foods

-poor bowel movements (diarrhea, constipation or irregular bowels)

-acne

-irritability/angry; especially if a meal is late or skipped

-excessive gas

-intense cravings

-headaches

-full feeling after eating a heavy meat meal; feel full for hours after eating

-nausea

-excessive body odor

-stubborn weight around the abdomen

-sensation of acidity in the abdomen area

There are many more symptoms associated with faulty digestion. It is important to note that some of these symptoms related to more directed health needs that need to be assessed by a practitioner. As a general starting point, you can follow the 5 steps below and see how you begin to feel better.

5 tips that you can do daily to improve your digestion:

1. Eliminate or restrict intake of common allergens for a period of time. Common allergens include dairy, soy, peanuts and eggs. Eliminate foods that contribute to inflammation such as sugar and processed foods.

2. Chew food thoroughly, take only sips of water during meals and eat several smaller meals compared to big meals. If stomach function is poor, your body is unable to absorb vitamins and minerals efficiently, if at all. Drinking only sips of water is important because when drinking lots of water during meals, it begins to flush the much needed “digestive juices” away, which include digestive enzymes and HCl that is needed for optimal digestion.

3. Improve variety of wholesome foods. Ensure your body is meeting its nutritional requirements by incorporating more variety of fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds. These will be loaded with anti-oxidants, phyto-nutrients, vitamins, minerals and most importantly, fiber.

4. Increase water and fiber from primarily organic fruits and vegetables. Increasing soluble and insoluble fiber will pull toxins from the colon, filter more thoroughly in the liver and other organs to eventually eliminate from your body.

5. Support the gut. Consume probiotic and prebiotic rich foods or supplement with a probiotic recommended by a practitioner to successfully help repopulate your gut with beneficial bacteria. However, before including this as a supplement be sure your whole digestive system is working together.

Next Step?

We urge you to book a free 15 minute phone consultation with one of our practitioners at CE Wellness to gain better insight in your health, especially if you are suffering with a specific condition or chronic symptoms. Live symptom free and heal naturally by taking the first step here!



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