An Ayurvedic approach to digestive health
It is well known that a poor diet that consists of processed foods, refined flours and sugars, as well as poor eating habits can all contribute to digestive problems. In addition, chronic stress has been shown to alter the gut microbiota, destroying healthy bacteria and allowing harmful bacteria to proliferate.
We wanted to share with you some Ayurvedic practices that can help improve digestion by promoting a healthy diet, including herbs and spices, and following specific lifestyle practices.
Here are some tips for improving digestion:
- Eat mindfully and slowly, taking the time to chew your food thoroughly.
- Avoid drinking cold beverages during meals, as they can hinder digestion.
- Incorporate digestive spices into your diet, such as ginger, turmeric, and cumin.
- Practice yoga
- Manage stress through meditation or other relaxation techniques, as stress can negatively impact digestion.
If you struggle with digestive issues, we highly recommend giving some of these tips a try. We hope you find them helpful!