10 Tips For Taking Care Of Digestive Health

It is known that three out of four Spaniards have digestive discomfort and that among the most common is constipation. Since a proper lifestyle is the first step to maintaining digestive well-being, today we bring 10 tips to take care of digestive health without resorting to miraculous resources, simply taking care of our habits:

    • Consume enough fiber daily , for which it is advisable to consume fresh fruits with skin, whole grains and raw vegetables, as well as legumes that help introduce more fiber to the diet.
    • Ingested fermented milks with daily probiotics that favor intestinal transit and also, reduce the sensation of swelling when contributing to the functioning of the digestive system.
    • Drink enough water daily or in your replacement, infusions and soft drinks, always avoiding stimulant drinks and soda with gas that can add digestive discomfort.
    • Prefer soft cooking like steam, oven, papillote or grilled, avoiding fats, sauces and very spicy when cooking that complicate the digestive process.
  • Moderate consumption of flatulent or gas-forming foods such as cabbage, artichoke or foods with sorbitol as chewing gum and candy. Do not eradicate them from your diet, simply consume them in moderation.
  • Perform daily physical activity to promote intestinal transit, improve heavy digestions and release stress that can also cause digestive discomforts.
  • Break the diet and keep regular meal times, so avoiding copious meals after a long period of fasting.
  • Try to go to the bathroom at the same time, in a hurry and in a relaxed way as well as in privacy.
  • Avoid excess sweets and sugars as well as fatty and irritating foods. Also avoid tobacco and alcohol in excess.
  • Avoid using laxatives that can irritate the bowel and harm away from helping to prevent digestive discomfort.

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