For real internal health, good digestion and regular bowel movements/habits are very essential. Good digestion starts with thorough chewing of food in the mouth.
Tips for better digestion:
Don't overeat. Overeating leads to weight gain and digestive disturbances, and has two main causes:
Sit up. Don't slouch or hunch over the table to eat your food. Sit close to the table and bring your eating utensil to your mouth, instead of your mouth to your utensil. To ensure proper posture while sitting follow these tips:
Note: If your lower back bothers you when sitting, put a round cushion or towel between the chair and the small of your back to provide support.
Although there are many types of antacids and other medications you can take to help relieve symptoms of acid reflux, the right posture can have a positive impact on the way you digest food, thus preventing acid reflux from occurring.
Foods should be eaten slowly and be well chewed. Eat in a calm atmosphere; do not read or watch television while eating. Any influence that may disrupt good digestion should be avoided.
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