Your gut contains “10 times more bacteria than all the human cells in the entire body.” That’s why you should just listen to your gut, as almost all of the disease begins in the gut.
When you have an unhealthy gut, you may face many problems:
1. Feeling lacks of energy and lazy all the time.
2. Having excessive gas, especially just after eating.
3. Finding your tongue with a thick, white coating.
4. Catching a cold or flu more often, as an unhealthy gut also may affects your immune system.
5. Taking a long time to wake up in the morning.
6. Desiring an afternoon nap.
7. Suffering from heartburn or any other indigestion symptoms more often
8. Feeling stomach pain
9. Suffering from dull abdominal aching
Eating a diet rich in fresh foods is a great way to heal the gut to avoid these symptoms. Here we’re talking about a simple tasty juice recipe, which is easy to make and helps to soothe your gut effectively.
A Miracle Digestion-booster
All the ingredients are easy to find in your kitchen:
- 1 medium pineapple
- 3 pears
- 1 cucumber
- 1 ginger(thumb-length)
- A handful of fresh peppermint leaves
Juice all these ingredients and enjoy.
Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, helps support digestion by breaking protein.
Cucumber helps remove the toxins out of the digestive system, as it contains a high amount of water and fiber, both of which are essential for a healthy digestion.
Pear is also rich in fiber, a medium-sized pear contains around 5.5 grams of fiber, which boosts healthy digestion and prevents constipation.
Ginger aids in digestion, eases stomach aches and stimulates appetite effectively.
Peppermint is great for treating various stomach ailments, if you’re suffering from gas or bloating often, have a cup of peppermint tea. A cup of tea before your bed time also helps soothe the stomach problems, result in better digestion and a good sleep.
There are more foods for gut health, consider adding them to your diet, especially if you suffer from digestive problems often:
Chamomile is often found in teas in combination with peppermint for several stomach problems, including stomach aches, indigestion. It’s believed to be able to promote elimination, eases the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and assists in overall digestion.
A cup of hyssop tea benefits for gut in many ways, it helps with an upset stomach, live issues, gallbladder problems, gas, bloating and also decreases appetite.
Simply sprinkle a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds on your food makes an effective remedy against heartburn. As they contain a good amount of mucilage, which helps sooth gastrointestinal inflammation by coating the lining of the stomach and intestine.
Aloe Vera is high in amino acids, which are helpful in reducing symptoms of acid indigestion. And it contains lots of vitamins and minerals, as well as enzymes that heal the gut to help it function well.
Garlic acts as a prebiotics, a healthy bacteria for a healthy gut. It also has antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, makes it a great food to maintain gut health.
Lentils contain a good amount of soluble fiber, which is fermented in the colon. Like garlic, they are also a good source of prebiotics that keep the beneficial bacteria in the gut.
Banana acts as a prebiotics, promoting the growth of good bacteria in the bowel. It also acts a natural antacid, providing relief from heartburn and acid reflux.
Kiwi contains actinidain, an enzyme that can help your digestion in a great way. And it is a good source of fiber, makes it preventing many intestinal problem effectively, including constipation.
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