Health tips for tummy discomfort

Think of eating high fibre foods today. Oats is ideal for breakfast. It’s eaten in the form of rolled oats, oatmeal, oat milk, and oat bran and oat flour. They have several essential nutrients, including high dietary fibre. 100 gram serving provides 389 cals Avoid foods baked or cooked with processed rice and wheat flour for breakfast

You need to get 35 grams of fibre per day, so choose plant foods like grapes, bell peppers, beans, whole grains and nuts.  High fibre foods keep you out of constipation and heart healthy, too

You may have extra gas in your tummy and cause heartburn- annoying symptom before you start the day. Eat enough to plan a diet to keep your weight within the normal range to help to minimise these symptoms.

Eat small meals and more often to avoid indigestion. Eat sufficient not to feel full, and enjoy the day comfortably and you’ll relate to people better.

Hydrate yourself by drinking water, juices, tea and other beverages with little added sugar. Sometimes you feel down when you are dehydrated and you may not suspect the cause. Hydrating yourself you revive like watering a dehydrated plant.

Walking may help to relieve indigestion and gaseous feelings. Think of doing a walk if you feel uncomfortable in your belly.

Eat some probiotics if you get frequent attacks of bloating and discomfort in your tummy. Unsweetened yogurt would be a good choice to eat daily to avoid inflammatory bowel diseases by feeding your good gut bacteria.

Stay away from foods that give you discomfort. Some people can’t eat gassy foods like beans, and soda, r fatty items like fired foods and cheese. Others feel discomfort on eating or drinking acid foods like orange juice, coffee tea and tomatoes. Not eating them feels good in your tummy.

Eating foods with too much of salt can bloat you up. Cut back on foods with high salt by reading the labels.

So enjoy the day in comfort

Good advice by Dr. Harold