Can I do anything to reduce my discomfort? It is a condition in which the large intestine is affected. Food may pass through the intestine either too quickly causing abdominal cramps, bloating and diarrhoea or it may pass too slowly causing hard stools, leading to constipation. Increase your intake of soluble fibre from fruits and vegetables. Flare-ups can vary from person to person, and your response depends, to some extent, on whether you have food intolerances or allergies. Eat small, frequent meals and consume plenty of water, and exercise regularly.
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Digestive health: 10 Tips for getting your digestive system back on track
Activate white blood cells that kill bad bacteria. Caring for your gut In order to build a healthy digestive system and to be healthy for life, you need to start giving your digestive health the special attention it deserves. Here are some ways to ensure that your digestive health isnat over-strained: Stay hydrated Make sure you get enough water every day; there is nothing better you can do for your body than to drink sufficient water. Having sufficient water ensures that your body can eliminate waste efficiently, and also helps prevent constipation. Fluids found in drinks like water and juices, and also those found in foods, will contribute towards your daily water intake. Eat right Be sure to eat a healthy and nutritious diet.
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Our ‘gutsy’ digestive system
High-fiber foods such as fruit, vegetables and whole grains also help you feel full, which can help lower your chance of overeating throughout the day. Keeping a running tab on the fiber you consume can help give you more energy. 3 Hydrate Water is one of those essential elements for a healthy digestive system. Adequate hydration gives your digestive system the moisture it needs to properly function. Also, sometimes our bodies mistake hunger for thirst, so stay hydrated to prevent unnecessary overeating. Try keeping water with lemon slices around to help boost your intake.
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