Friday, February 3, 2012

The 9 golden rules of digestion

Good digestions help us to avoid from bloating and to keep our digestive system to function properly. This 9 golden rule will help you to achieve a healthy digestive system.
1. Always sit down to eat, and if possible relax
2. Observe good posture – sit up and put your shoulders back, no hunching over the desk typing with one hand whilst cramming a sandwich in with the other
3. Chew like a maniac. It’s free and it’s vital – try to give each mouthful at least 20 chews, which will feel impossible at first but really pays off
4. Don't drink anything for at least 20 minutes before or after food
5. Apart from that, drink at least 1.5 litres of still, plain water daily
6. Keep away from coffee out and have a maximum of 2 cups of real tea daily
7. Avoid fizzy drinks completely
8. Have fruit first thing or around 3pm, away from other food
9. Only eat wheat at one meal, maximum, and never have it white – go for wholemeal everything
Follow the above steps to keep you healthy and stay fit, healthy lifestyle starts with a good healthy digestive system. Happy eating!


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