Feeling stuffy? Try this

Published: 22nd June 2013 11:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2013 11:48 AM   |  A+A-


Monsoon is not the time for heavy lunch or supper. However, with food festivals on,  you can’t help yielding to the yummy temptations. Feeling a bit stuffed?. Well try some herbal concoctions that make you feel better.

It is a common problem and nothing to worry about Here are a few ways to aid your digestion and detox after your big fat meal.

Drinking herbal tea, ginger tea or mint-lime can help improve digestion.

Warm beverages promote digestion in general, so if you don’t have these on hand, any kind of herbal tea will help.

Papaya can also aid digestion. Don’t lie down for two to three hours after eating to avoid indigestion and acid reflux.

Learn how to help your digestive system by sticking to a more regimental diet during the the next few days.

Drink plenty of water to help the body digest and eliminate waste. Insoluble fibre needs water to help it do its magic. Eat foods high in insoluble fibre at every meal.

And don’t forget to get moving. Exercise stimulates the intestines, and this will get things moving as well. A little sweating helps the body process and burn the extra calories you consumed. Plus a good workout helps eliminate any guilt you might be feeling about having second helpings of almost every dish.


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