In today’s time and age, where we are struggling to meet deadlines, we completely ignore ourselves and most importantly our health.
Most often than not, it is how we do things that have a huge impact on who we are? In today’s time and age, where we are struggling to meet deadlines, we completely ignore ourselves and most importantly our health. As opposed to spending time on ourselves, we choose to treat self as unimportant and not so urgent. For instance, if there is an important presentation or meeting lined up in the afternoon, we will skip our breakfast and lunch. Or, will grab something in hurry without enjoying what we are eating. This is unhealthy and might catch you unawares. Here are the tips to prevent any kind of digestive problems.
Avoid Hurry, Worry & Curry To Prevents Acidity
Today in India every 5th patient visiting primary physician is suffering from acid peptic disease. The most of the time faulty life style is important cause for acid peptic disease.
- Obese patients are advised to lose weight
- Dieting also helps patients avoid fatty foods
- Bedtime snacks should be avoided
- Avoid Tobacco & alcohol consumption
- coffee, tomatoes, citrus fruits, spicy foods should be avoided
- Fatty foods, chocolate & carminatives (spearmint, peppermint) should be avoided
- Avoid recliningwithin 2 hours of meals
- Excessive use of pain killers should be avoided
- Oral Pain killer medicines should not be taken empty stomach
- The head of the bed should be elevated on 4- to 6-inch blocks Tips for Keeping Digestive Tract Healthy
- Food must be fresh & grown locally, or at least seasonally
- Food must be eaten with attention & awareness.
- Avoid reading, driving, computers, and use of phones while eating. Our sense of taste prepares and ignites the digestive process before food reaches the stomach, as does our sense of composure and calm.
- As per Ayurveda Eating is best done during Pitta period, between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M.; this is when the enzymes are the strongest and digestion will be the most effective. Eating at other times will eventually compromise the body’s ability to digest and assimilate nutrition and give energy over a long period.