3 Simple Tips Throughout Your Day To Improve Digestion
Ready to kick start your digestion, have more energy and enjoy your meals more? Try these 3 simple tips!
- Start your day with lemon water. Before you eat or drink anything else, squeeze half (or a whole) lemon into a glass of room temperature or warm water. That's it! Lemon water is a great kick start to your digestive system. Among the many other benefits, it helps to flush your system, and detoxify.
- While eating Slow down. We often are in a hurry, and eat on the run. This means we are not taking time to chew our food, never mind enjoy it! If food isn't chewed properly, it is going to be hard for your body to deal with the larger pieces. Slow down, sit down, and eat your meal while paying attention to how good it tastes. Your tummy will thank you.
- After eating Get moving! That's right, after a meal we often feel like laying on the couch and watching tv while our food settles. Better option is to take a walk. Some fresh air, and movement is a great way to help digestion take place. Your tummy now it has nutrients from the food, and blood flow from the exercise (just what it needs to work properly). You won't feel so sluggish if you add this healthy habit after a meal.
These simple tips will help kick start your digestion, and in turn your metabolism and boost your energy! Comment below to let me know how it goes!
Gaylene Gomez, NNCP, C.H.N.