If you ate something that didn’t agree with you, are trying to clean up your diet, or are struggling with gas, bloating or other digestive issues—the tips below can help to boost your gut health fast.
Activated charcoal should not be taken daily but is highly effective if you have food poisoning or are struggling with bloating and gas. Take as directed on an empty stomach with plenty of water.
Aloe Vera Juice Or Gel
You can find organic aloe vera juice or gel in most health food stores. Start with just 2 ounces a day and build up to more if needed. It has a variety of health and digestive benefits including:
- Alkaline and pH balance
- Eases heartburn
- Alleviates constipation
- Minimizes gut bacteria
- Detoxifies the liver
- Clears bacteria related acne
- And more
From supplements to foods and beverages that contain probiotics it’s time to boost your daily intake. If digestion is poor take 2 or 3 servings a day or use your supplement as directed.
Stretch And Twist
If you sit for 6 or more hours a day it may be hindering your digestion. While you might not be able to minimize the amount you sit you can counterbalance it’s negative impact. Do at least one twisting yoga pose each day and one inverted stretch. If you have an inversion board use that but you could also do a backbend on a stability ball.
With just a few small changes you can ease your tummy troubles and boost your gut health.