Love Thanksgiving food but hate the discomfort that often accompanies it? Beat the bloat and stay on track with these simple tips. We’ve got some pointers that will keep you spreading holiday cheer during Thanksgiving and through the days that follow.
An active body is an active metabolism, which looks pretty good for your digestion. So if you are spending any prep time in the kitchen before the big dinner, use it as an opportunity to kick start your metabolism. If you’ve already done the work, see if you can help family and friends prepare their special meal. It’s a great way to say “thanks” to loved ones, while giving your digestive system some extra love.
And if you’re looking for a surefire way to target different components of your digestive system, channel your inner yogi and bust these yoga moves. As a general rule of thumb, remember this: “Light exercise that increases breathing and heart rate can help to produce more efficient bowel movements,” reports Livestrong.
We’re not here to tell you what you can’t have. After all, the holidays are about indulging. So, go ahead and have those mashers, that pumpkin pie, and –the main attraction– turkey. Our advice? Indulge in these Thanksgiving favorites moderately. A few bites here and a few there will keep your taste buds satisfied and your digestion on track.
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In a few simple steps, you’ll set yourself up for digestive success on Turkey Day and the holiday festivities that ensue.
† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.