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How to have a healthy digestive system?

Tricks, tips and advice to have a healthy digestive system and avoid constipation, slow digestion and gas.

There are many issues that, in a certain sense, can affect our digestive system, leading -with it- to appear problems as annoying as indigestion or heavy digestion, constipation, diarrhea, gas or the dreaded reflux.

It is also true that certain eating habits can have a negative influence on enjoying a  healthy digestive system. For example, it is common that today, with the level of stress and anxiety that we have, many people tend to overeat. This is something extremely negative, since in addition to eating more, we do it quickly, so that our stomach cannot digest what we eat well.

But, are there some basic guidelines, tricks or tips that can help to have a healthy digestive system, thus avoiding most of the problems and ailments that can affect our digestive system?

As we have seen on some other occasion, fiber is essential to keep our digestive system healthy and healthy, especially because it is necessary for its multiple benefits and, precisely, not only to combat constipation.

How to have a healthy and healthy digestive system:

That is why it is recommended to take a lot of fiber daily, especially those foods rich in fiber: cereals, legumes, vegetables and fruits (complex carbohydrates), although we should eat the latter alone since they ferment quickly.

Drinking a lot of water is also vital to ensure the proper functioning of our digestive system, as we saw in the note on the benefits of drinking water: at least eight glasses, which amounts to approximately 2 liters of water per day.

It is advisable not to eat dairy and meat at the same time, since both foods contain a lot of protein and, therefore, our digestion will be much slower; just like if we add meat to complex carbohydrates.

A really good option is to walk after meals, yes, without exercising too hard, extensive or strenuous.

By following these simple guidelines we will gradually improve our digestive system

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