GU T HEAL TH ROAD BLOCK

Essentials (South Africa) - - HEALTH | EASY DIET -

You reg­u­larly suf­fer from bloat­ing, heart­burn or in­di­ges­tion. A com­mon cause is an over­growth of un­healthy gut bac­te­ria that stops the di­ges­tive sys­tem work­ing prop­erly which can lead to in­flam­ma­tion.

WH AT TO EAT

Fresh fruit and veg: Source of fi­bre for a healthy bowel. Lean meats: Chicken, turkey, fish are eas­ier to digest. Whole­grains: Brown or wild rice, oats, mil­let, buck­wheat, quinoa are all rich in fi­bre to aid di­ges­tion. Fer­mented veg­eta­bles and live yo­ghurt – both con­tain gut-friendly bac­te­ria that help to re­duce bloat­ing, aid di­ges­tion and pro­mote weight loss. Pa­paya con­tains pa­pain, an en­zyme that as­sists the body with di­ges­tion. Gin­ger tea is a nat­u­ral anti-in­flam­ma­tory that helps boost me­tab­o­lism. Fen­nel aids di­ges­tion, and has di­uretic prop­er­ties. Eat raw or chew on the seeds. avoid Pro­cessed foods, yeast, gluten, dairy, fried foods, cof­fee and al­co­hol.

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