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Written by Navneet Kaur, M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics


How to improve digestion naturally at home?

Good digestion is essential for overall health. Discover natural methods you can adopt at home to improve digestion and enhance your well-being. 


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Chew food thoroughly to aid digestion. Mindful eating reduces overeating and allows enzymes in saliva to start breaking down food. 

1. Eat Mindfully 

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Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Hydration helps maintain digestive juices and prevents constipation. 

2. Stay Hydrated 

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Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes provide fiber that promotes regular bowel movements and supports gut health.

3. Include Fiber-Rich Foods 

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Yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi contain beneficial probiotics that aid digestion by maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.

4. Probiotic Foods 

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High-fat foods can slow digestion. Opt for healthier fats like those in nuts, seeds, and avocados instead of saturated fats.

5. Limit Fatty Foods 

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Peppermint, ginger, and chamomile teas can soothe digestive discomfort and reduce bloating after meals.

6. Herbal Teas 

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Stress can affect digestion. Practice relaxation techniques like deep breathing, yoga, or meditation to support digestive health. 

7. Manage Stress 

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Physical activity promotes regular bowel movements and helps maintain overall digestive function. 

8. Regular Exercise 

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By adopting these natural practices, you can support healthy digestion and improve your overall well-being, leading to better nutrient absorption and gut health. 


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