There is nothing more annoying than always feeling bloated or heavy after eating. Actually, regardless of what we have eaten, this is something that usually affects many people. Lack of physical activity, eating too many processed foods, saturated fats, stress, frenetic rhythms and a sedentary lifestyle can be the main causes. We may think that we are destined to that feeling of having a swollen belly but actually with some tricks and a more balanced diet these imbalances can be easily solved.
There are foods and infusions that can be of great help, you can add them strategically to your routine and you will see how they can help you achieve a regular intestinal transit and feel much better.
ADD MORE FIBER TO YOUR DIET
It is not a case that everyone is now having oat porridge or oat milk for breakfast. A good fiber intake is advisable for a good intestinal transit being whole oats possibly the best ally. You can reduce proteins and saturated fats and increase as much as possible the presence of fibers in your daily diet, there are many foods that provide us with a great contribution.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER
The increase in dietary fiber is recommended to be accompanied by a large intake of fluids. Drinking plenty of water, also between meals, and becoming fond of herbal teas, choosing fennel or chamomile as the best allies, will be of great help.
DISCOVER FERMENTED FOODS
So-called foodies are already fans of fermented foods, but you’re sure to love them too when you discover their superpowers. Fermented foods containing live microbes such as yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kefir act as probiotics and can be of great help to our digestive system.
PREFERS THE INTEGRAL
Brown rice, whole wheat bread, whole grain cereals, … it is advisable to avoid white flour and opt for foods with 100% whole wheat flour rich in fiber.
FOODS THAT CAN HELP INTESTINAL TRANSIT
In addition to fermented foods and oatmeal, in the fight to correct these imbalances there are a few foods that can be very helpful, either for their high fiber content or for their regulatory properties.
Most are well known for their beneficial effects and the main ones are:
It is a food supplement with ingredients of natural origin based on senna leaves, hibiscus, licorice and mint that helps maintain regular intestinal transit. The advantage in this case is that we are talking about a preparation very easy to take because it can be prepared as a conventional infusion or you can chew the amount equivalent to half a teaspoon of coffee and swallow it with the help of a glass of water. Now you can also find it in tablets.
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