Gastrointestinal discomfort is often a disruptive, embarrassing and annoying problem. You do not have to put up with them in the belief that „nothing will help you anyway”.
Where did this discomfort come from?
This is above all an inappropriate diet and lifestyle.
Constipation. Deficiency in fiber diet, water and too little physical activity; increase the amount of fiber and water in the diet by eating raw vegetables and fruits. The consumption of wholegrain cereal products (bread, oatmeal, whole-grain pasta, brown rice) should also be increased. You will get a beneficial effect by adding ground flaxseed to soups and salads.
Did you know that the „lazy” products are red wine, cocoa, chocolate, black tea and flour protein products?
Do not take laxatives, this leads to increased intestinal motility, some of the herbal remedies are also suspected of causing colorectal cancer.
Diarrhea – often in seniors are caused by intolerance to lactose, the sugar contained in milk. So give up drinking milk for the sake of eating sour products (kefir, yogurt, buttermilk, curd cheese), they will not cause these unpleasant ailments, and will ensure daily demand for protein and calcium.
Intestinal gas, most often the result of indigestion, drinking carbonated beverages; hard-to-digest products and foods, cruciferous vegetables, onions and legumes, are characterized by their gasogenic properties. However, some spices have a beneficial effect.
No appetite. Eat more meals, but with a smaller volume (up to 7 meals a day). Let your meals be colorful and appetizing. Do not eat while watching TV, ensure calm and pleasant atmosphere. Enjoy the richness of spices and fresh herbs. They will increase the attractiveness of dishes. Give up the consumption of sweets – they tune empty calories, additionally suppress appetite. The exception is bitter chocolate, which supplies iron and magnesium.
You can also help the diet with the treatment of rheumatic diseases. People suffering from rheumatism should give up oily meats, substitute them with vegetable products and fish. It is dangerous to eat large amounts of products containing arachidonic acid, they are greasy milk and full fat dairy products, yellow, melted and molded cheese, butter, lard, liver, both pork and poultry, red meat, poultry meat. Eat large amounts of legumes and fish. Use oils as an addition to salads and salads.
Remember that improving health also determines the normalization of body weight.