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Mindful Eating Practices To Ease Indigestion and Bloating

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Mindful Eating Practices , To Ease Indigestion and Bloating.
According to Elizabeth Arensberg, MS, RD, LDN, who specializes in gut health.
the way you eat can affect
how your body processes food. .
Here are some ways to be more mindful during meals and ease digestion issues.
Sit down.
Doing so will relax your body and activate your senses to release necessary digestive enzymes.
“It also helps you better tune into your hunger and satiety cues,” Dr. Arensberg adds.
Sit up straight.
Bad posture can squeeze the intestines and reduce their ability to function properly, resulting in unwanted symptoms like gas and bloating, Raphael Kellman, MD, a Physician of Integrative and Functional Medicine, via The Healthy.
Breathe deeply.
In particular, diaphragmatic breathing—sitting and taking ten deep belly breaths—before meals can promote digestion and reduce esophageal pain, Sheila Rustgi, MD, gastroenterologist at ColumbiaDoctors and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, via The Healthy.
Eat slower and chew more.
Dr. Arsenberg advises chewing food until it is the consistency of applesauce because it allows for easier digestion.
Go for a walk.
This can actually aid in digestion and improve the absorption of the food you’ve just eaten, Elizabeth Arensberg, MS, RD, LDN, via The Healthy