Digestion is very vital to the body because it promotes weight loss and also prevent some other form/type of illness. Lack of digestion leads to bloating, constipation, nausea amongst other things.
Digestion process is determined by what you take in or what you eat. Therefore, it is imperative you look into your diet in order to have a healthy life.
Below are food you should take to help improve digestion
- Fibre rich food
A diet rich in fibre keeps your digestive system functioning properly. According to expert, high fibre should be well balanced and should be introduced into your diet slowly. Fibre rich food includes: Vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes.
- Wild Salmon
This is one of the best sources of Omega 3 essential fatty acids. They are natural anti-inflammatory.
Apart from aiding digestion, it is also useful for preventing colon cancer.
- Leafy green
They are excellent source of insoluble fiber. They are also a good source of magnesium and magnesium helps to relieve constipation. This is achieved by improving muscle contractions in your GI tract. It is best you blend or steam these leafy greens because it is easier to digest and gives room to absorb nutrients better.
Ginger relieves indigestion, it is a natural soother. It also protects and heal the gut.
A lean source of protein e.g. a lean chicken helps to aid digestion. The also provide minerals such as: Iron, zinc.
Written by : Temitope Ikusika
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