5 Tips To Help You Beat The Bloat During The Holidays
1 out of every 10 Americans is lactose-intolerant, which means they lack the enzyme needed to digest lactose.
The best way to avoid painful gas and constipation is by avoiding dairy altogether. Also do your best to avoid dairy in hidden sources, like soups, cream sauces, and desserts. Beware of dairy in holiday drinks as well.
2. Consume Cultured Fermented Foods
Adding things like kombucha, kimchi, non-dairy yogurt, sauerkraut, and kefir will surely do your tummy some good. They’re fairly new to the trendy health food world, but fermented foods have been around for ages.
Imagine these foods as if they have been “activated” by the beneficial bacteria that ferment them. In exchange, we benefit from their ability to assist our digestion and improve the make-up of our gut flora.
3. Utilize Probiotics
We have more than 1 trillion bacteria in our guts…more than the number of cells in your body, outnumbering them 10 to 1. These tiny helpers have evolved to live within humans for centuries, but in our