7 Foods to Clean Your Digestive System


Let’s face it. You want a clean digestive system that operates normal. After all, no one likes it when they have to suffer from digestive issues like gas, bloating, indigestion, or pain. We might not think about our digestive systems too often, but it will help you to learn a little bit about them.
Your stomach and small intestine breaks food particles into their constituents- namely carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals etc. and absorbs the fluids and nutrients. The stomach usually contains thousands of good bacteria that aid in absorption of the nutrients, thereby helping one lead a good quality of life. After all, they say good health begins in your gut.
Many people feel less vivacious when they suffer from food sensitivity or indigestion. A poor diet or environmental and food toxins could damage the good bacteria in the gut leading to digestive disorders. Therefore, it is important to feed the gut the right kinds of foods, so that you give it a big health boost to keep it functioning properly.
These gut-cleansing herbs and food items will re-energize the gut, reduce weight, and detoxify the body, so you can feel wonderful.

1.     Greens


Greens
Greens
Dark colour leafy greens are great anti-oxidants, rich in minerals and efficient gut cleaners. These leafy veggies can be pot boiled and strained into a soup or sautéed with salt, pepper, and healthy fat like oil, butter etc.

2.     Raw Veggies


Raw Veggies
Raw Veggies

Consuming raw vegetables increases digestive enzymes that help to and flush out the digestive system.

3.     High Fiber


High Fiber
High Fiber
Colon cleansing is incomplete without fiber rich food. Soluble and insoluble fiber adds bulk to stools. They stretch and stimulate the internal lining of the colon and ensure a healthy rate of peristalsis. 30 gram of fiber a day is a must for a healthy gut. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, flax seeds, pea pods, beans, etc. provide ample fiber in diet.

4.     Chia Seeds


Chia seeds
Chia seeds
These power seeds are great gut cleansers. When soaked in water, these seeds grow plump and transform into a jelly. These seeds also contain Omega 3 Fatty acids. Eating the soaked seeds or adding them to smoothies, porridges, salads, etc. really helps clean the colon out.

5.     Psyllium Husk


Psyllium Husk
Psyllium Husk

Another power packed seed that is a gut cleaner is the Psyllium Husk. This husk too turns into a jelly form after soaking in water. It is advised to start a low dose of the husk in food and test its reaction. To flush the digestive system properly, one must drink plenty of water.

6.     Probiotics


Probiotics
Probiotics
The useful bacteria in the gut play an important role in digestive function, infection protection, nutrient absorption, immunity building, etc. Probiotic foods supply these useful bacteria to revive the gut. They tend to bring taste back to the tongue in those who suffer from digestive disorder. Natural yogurt, Kefir, etc. are common natural probiotics.

7.     Water


Water
Water
Water is the best cleanser for your digestive system. Fibers absorb water and hence, if little water is consumed along with heavy fiber intake, it may lead to constipation. Onion, apple, sweet potato, yam, almonds, bananas, etc. are prebiotic foods that make the microbes stay fit and constitute a healthy gut.
Go ahead and get to cleansing your digestive system beginning today. You’ll feel much better and have a better chance at keeping digestive disorders at bay.