Lesson 4: 5 Easy Ways To Improve Digestion

5 Easy ways to improve digestion

#1. Eat Foods To Improve Digestion

Eat These Foods:

  • Superfoods: chlorella, camu camu, raw cacao, bee pollen
  • Green foods: any food that is rich in chlorophyll
  • Foods rich in Vitamin D: cod liver oil, eggs, sardines, yogurt, kefir
  • Foods rich in Zinc: oysters, turkey, kefir, yogurt
  • Coconut and coconut oil
  • Berries of any kind
  • Raw apple cider vinegar
  • Herbs & spices: ginger, garlic, oregano, turmeric, black pepper

#2. Stay Well Hydrated

Keeping well hydrated with enough water aids your digestive system. It’s typically recommended to drink at least 8 cups of water per day, which is 64oz. Some experts suggest drinking at least half your body weight in water daily. 

#3. Get Prebiotics On Board

Prebiotic Foods:

  • Raw chicory root
  • Raw Jerusalem artichoke
  • Raw dandelion greens
  • Raw garlic
  • Raw leek
  • Raw and cooked onion
  • Raw banana
  • Asparagus

#4. Repair With Probiotics

Probiotic Foods:

  • Miso
  • Kefir
  • Sauerkraut
  • Kimchi
  • Inner-eco
  • Bio-kult
  • Good Belly
  • Yogurt (dairy or non-dairy)

#5 Take Digestive Enzymes

The saying, "You are what you eat," is only half right. The fact is you are what you can absorb! Enzymes are catalysts that facilitate the change of one molecule to another. Digestive enzymes are enzymes used in the digestive process. Digestive enzymes breakdown large macromolecules in the foods you eat to smaller molecules you can absorb. This gives you a big boost by assuring the nutrients are delivered to your body.