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World Health Day : Tips To Follow If You Want To Improve Your Digestive Health

Our digestive system plays a key role when it comes to overall health, this is a fact!

So, there are a few unusual signs of an unhealthy digestive system that must not be taken lightly.

The human digestive system is a group of organs that work towards converting the food consumed into energy in order to carry out various bodily functions.

So, imagine if your digestive system is unhealthy, it will not be able to perform its functions well.

When your digestive system malfunctions, the process of food conversion into energy suffers, leaving your other organs incapable of performing their respective functions well!

This is why it is extremely important to have a healthy digestive system and healthy intestine.

The health of your digestive system depends on your diet, lifestyle and even the amount of healthy gut bacteria present in your intestines.

So, if you want to have a healthy digestive system, then follow these tips!


Tip #1

For a healthy digestive system, there needs to be a growth of certain good bacteria in the gut. This happens when you consume a lot of probiotics.


Tip #2

Probiotics like yoghurt, curd, etc., can improve the production of healthy gut bacteria, so ensure that you take them on a regular basis.


Tip #3

Consume fibre rich vegetables such as lady's finger, carrot, etc., as fibre can flush out all the waste and toxins from your stomach easily.


Tip #4

Consume at least 250 g of any fruit on a daily basis, as fruit is also rich I fibre and vitamin C, which are needed for a healthy digestion.


Tip #5

Avoid consuming excess red meat, as red meat consists of saturated fats that can be very unhealthy for your digestive system.


Tip #6

Avoid consuming junk foods on a regular basis, as these foods contain a lot of unhealthy ingredients that can harm your digestive health.


Tip #7

Do not consume alcohol, especially hard liquor like vodka, whisky, rum, etc., on a regular basis, as they can cause digestive problems like irritable bowel syndrome.


Tip #8

Stay as hydrated at possible, by drinking enough water and fluids, as dehydration can also hard digestive health.


Tip #9

Avoid indulging in dairy products if you are lactose-intolerant, as they can only make your symptoms worse.


Tip #10

Do not skip meals; skipping meals can be extremely harmful for your digestive healthy and can cause gastric problems.

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Story first published: Friday, April 7, 2017, 10:19 [IST]
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