8 Quick Tips to return your digestive system to a healthy state

After a Winter enjoying some of those yummy comfort foods and underdone exercise programs, you may now be experiencing a sluggish digestive system and common symptoms like gas, bloating, pain or irregularity.

Throw in a course of antibiotics and you may actually be preventing your body from absorbing its desired nutrients and moving waste through your system.

8 Quick Tips to return your digestive system to a healthy state

  1. More water - always helps

  2. Movement - half an hour of yoga or run a marathon. Anything will help your body move that food along day after day

  3. Fresh food - the easiest food for your digestive system to deal with

  4. Fibre - fibre rich foods or supplements help clear out your bowel and relieve uncomfortable symptoms

  5. Probiotics - healthy bacteria help digestion, and gas in particular

  6. The right fats - can relieve indigestion and improve your appetite, your amazing intestines

  7. appearance and digestive function

  8. A meal or a snack? - your digestion loves regular, simple or unprocessed food intake day after day. Try not to confuse it too much

  9. Listen to your tummy - pain, cravings, indigestion and even those funny gurgling sounds give great clues about the state of your digestive system

Of course, symptoms that trouble you or don't improve with these little steps should be investigated. We have the ability to diagnose your condition accurately and tailor a treatment that may just amaze you!

  • Herbal digestive tonics

  • Dietary programs for allergies and intolerances

  • Acupuncture for chronic digestive complaints

  • Practitioner quality probiotics, enzymes & fibre supplements

Happy Belly Indigestion Tea (from mindbodygreen.com)

This simple tea works well for a bloated belly. It can be taken one to two times a day - ideally before a meal. Put 1/2 tsp each of coriander seeds, cumin seeds and fennel seeds in 4 cups of boiling water. Let it steep, drain and drink. In warmer weather, mint and/or lime juice can make it even more delicious and refreshing.

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