Water and Six Ways To Drink Your Digestive System Healthy
20 Apr 2016
Water is essential for the body in order to stay hydrated, because it keeps all our organs functioning properly and our digestive system fully functional.
Water, make it fun to drink
Here are 6 great ways to add a little flavour to your water that will not only benefit your taste buds but your digestive system too.
1. Fresh Ginger
A few slices of fresh ginger and leave for a minimum of 1 hour, for an extra zing to your daily water. Ginger is known for relieving cramps, gas and even bloating.
Refresh your body and palette with a little cucumber, and add a refreshing new dynamic to your daily water. Cucumbers are high in fibre, which naturally assists in digestion and healthy bowel movements.
Add a slightly sour twist to your daily water intake with a little lemon. What will sweeten the deal, however, is that it is naturally very high in Vitamin C. Lemon aids in the creation of digestive enzymes.
4. Fresh Mint
Fresh mint adds a lovely refreshing flavour to water and has an uplifting effect on the mind … a great way to energise your day. Fresh mint can improve bile flow, produce digestive enzymes and stimulate the function of the salivary glands.
Drop in a stick of dry cinnamon bark to your water, it gives a lovely spicy flavour and aroma. Cinnamon is known to improve digestion and because of this, it can assist with conditions such as IBS. All as a direct result of eliminating bacterial invasion and healing any small infections.
Improve the bodies pH
Apple Cider Vinegar
This helps balance the pH levels of the body, improves digestion and even gives the metabolism a kick start.
So there you have it, 6 natural and healthy ways to give your digestive system an added little boost. As a result, you will get things moving properly once again.
For conditions such as constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and any other digestive tract related irregularities consult a health care practitioner or doctor for best advice.
Never self-diagnose or self-medicate, this is very dangerous and could result in further harm being caused.