These days, digestive health problems have become not only a regular topic of conversation, but they’ve also ballooned into a billion-dollar industry of over-the-counter remedies.
Modern-day society often demands we work harder and longer, spending more time away from home than ever before.
Unfortunately, this means many people have thrown in the towel on things like healthy eating habits and regular exercise.
Digestive woes may present themselves in a variety of ailments such as diarrhea, constipation, IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease), and heartburn.
Many of these maladies are caused by consuming too many preservatives, not drinking enough water, stress, not enough roughage, a sedentary lifestyle, poor nutrition, food sensitivity and, even reoccurring infections.
The good news is that diet and lifestyle changes can have a positive effect on your gut health.
Here are 10 proven ways to naturally improve your digestive health:
Eat Real Food
The typical Western diet is high in refined carbs, saturated fat, food additives, and preservatives, all of which have been linked to chronic digestive disorders.