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Friday, May 29, 2020   /   by Marilyn Perna

Some natural ways to improve your digestion during lockdown

Today is World Digestive Health Day.  Here are a few tips to naturally aid your digestion and immune system for a healthier, happier, fitter you.

Eat a balanced diet comprised of natural foods, especially fruits and vegetables as a major part of the diet.  Since it is summer, now is the perfect time to add some berries, papaya, mangoes, and watermelon which are packed with antioxidants
Hydrate.  Drinking lots of fluids helps keep your digestive system hydrated, as well as enhancing your immune system.  In addition to water, coconut water and lemon aid in the summer will help keep your system well hydrated.
Avoid overeating.  This can be a hard one while being locked down because food takes on an even bigger aspect of our daily lives.  Try to avoid binging on fried or fast foods since these will put a burden on your digestive system.  Ready-to-eat foods have additives and preservatives which can harm the gut microbiota, leading to diseases like ...

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