Nutritionist Lexi Crouch shares five simple ways to naturally aid digestion, so that you can keep your bloating and tummy troubles at bay.
If digestion is slow and not functioning well, you might experience an array of symptoms that cause discomfort and affect day to day life including some unwelcome symptoms like flatulence. Digestion issues could also be at the root of acid reflux (heartburn), headaches and acne.
(Skin conditions like acne can arise due to poor fat absorption, low levels of the enzyme that helps break down fat in the body, ‘lipase’ – as well as the body’s inability to absorb the nutrients required to stay healthy and function well, such as Vitamin A, E and K).
The body is very intelligent and will be the first to let you know when undigested food is getting in the way. Bloating and discomfort upon finishing a meal, getting full quickly (early satiety), and feeling sluggish or tired after meals (a slow digestive system has to work hard