Go Mag Issue 68 | Digital Version


Improve digestion and reduce bloating

Maintaining a healthy gut is vital for overall wellbeing, as it influences digestion, immunity, and even mental health.

If you’ve been experiencing bloating, indigestion, or other digestive issues, don’t fret! With a few simple adjustments, you can enhance your gut health and bid adieu to discomfort. 1 Stay Hydrated: Adequate water intake is essential for optimal digestion. It aids in the smooth movement of food through the digestive tract and prevents constipation. Sip on water throughout the day to keep your gut happy and functioning optimally. 2 Mindful Eating: Slow down and savour your meals. Chewing thoroughly aids digestion by breaking

down food into smaller, more manageable particles. This promotes better absorption of nutrients and reduces the likelihood of bloating and indigestion. 3 Fibre-Rich Diet: Consume a balanced diet that includes ample fibre. Foods like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes provide valuable prebiotics, which fuel the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. These friendly microbes aid digestion and help maintain a healthy gut. Consider a fibre supplement such as K-Fibre if your diet is inadequate. 4 Manage Stress: Stress can wreak havoc on your gut health. Incorporate

stress-management techniques such as deep breathing exercises, meditation, or engaging in activities you enjoy. By reducing stress, you can help prevent digestive upsets like bloating and cramps. 5 Consider a Digestive Enzyme Supplement: For some individuals, digestive enzyme supplements can provide relief from bloating, indigestion, and other digestive discomforts. These supplements contain enzymes that assist in breaking down macronutrients, allowing for better absorption. Consult your healthcare professional to determine if a digestive enzyme supplement is suitable for you.

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Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.


ISSUE 68 • 2023

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