I Think it’s Teatime!

Grab a cup of chamomile tea and let's sit and have a chat on how this will benefit the outcome of our gut health and digestive system.

You're probably wondering why I want to talk about Chamomile tea..Well that’s simple, many people suffer from bloating and many gut issues.

The feeling of discomfort and tiredness can really affect a person's mood throughout the day. So why not address this issue and talk about ways that we can help our body feel comfortable on a daily basis. 

The Importance of Gut Health 

It’s understandable that with all the unnatural substances that’s placed in food nowadays, it can really make a person's overall health feel less than its best. It’s bewildering how our body reacts to substances that it does not agree with.

It’s almost like most of us have become accustomed to this feeling of discomfort because we have it all the time. Evidently, this is not how your gut should be feeling.

A healthy gut also communicates with the brain through nerves and hormones, which helps maintain a general health and well-being. Providing a proper flow balance and eliminating all excess bloating.

How To Improve Gut Health Naturally

There are many ways to improve our gut health naturally. Firstly, pay attention to how you’re feeling. 

Our body is an extraordinary thing that will respond to us by reacting to something we’ve done to it whether in a positive or negative way. Eating the proper foods and doing the proper measurements to ensure that our digestive system is capable of functioning at an optimal level.

Ways You Can Improve Your Gut Health

  • Lower your stress level
  • Get enough sleep
  • Eat slowly
  • Stay hydrated
  • Take a prebiotic and probiotic
  • Check for food intolerances
  • Change your diet

Benefits of Prebiotics

There are multiple benefits to a prebiotic. Prebiotics are in certain foods that contain a certain level of specific fiber that helps maintain a healthy gut balance. Here are some reasons as to why a prebiotic will enhance your daily body function: 

7 Benefits of Prebiotics 

  1. Better gut health and improved digestion
  2. Enhanced immune function
  3. Reduced risk for heart disease
  4. Help with weight loss/weight maintenance
  5. Lower inflammation
  6. Hormone regulation and improved moods
  7. Protection of bone health

Here are some foods that you can incorporate into your daily meals that can provide good bacteria in your gut:

Prebiotic foods such as:

  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Asparagus
  • Bananas
  • Oats

We should all take prebiotics as they prompt and increase the flow of healthy gut bacteria. Creates a proper digestive system flow and also boosts our immune system. Prebiotics have proven to improve our metabolic health and prevent certain diseases such as heart disease.

Now let’s touch base on prebiotics and probiotics. As mentioned before, prebiotics are certain foods that help target our gastrointestinal tract to help digest carbs that our body is unable to digest. They target our digestive tract to then help healthy bacteria grow. Probiotics is active yeast and good bacteria that live in your body and are good for your digestive system.

Probiotics are a good healthy bacterium that helps keep harmful bacteria away. Here are some natural foods that contain a good source of healthy bacteria.

Probiotic foods such as:

  • Yogurt
  • Sauerkraut
  • Cheese
  • Supplements

 

While probiotic foods have live bacteria, prebiotic foods feed the good bacteria that already live in our gut. You find the prebiotics in food such as those mentioned above and pair them with a probiotic food or supplement in order to enhance and provide nourishment to the body.

Herbal Tea

How’s your chamomile tea? Almost finished? Okay let me wrap this up..

Chamomile is a herb that originates from a daisy-like flower. Chamomile flowers have been formulated and created as a herbal tea that is taken on a daily basis to help support our overall body conditions. It has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy and has been a reliable supper herb.

This lovely herb is loaded with antioxidants and helps with combat against certain diseases and cancers. It can be used to calm the mind for people that have trouble sleeping. As the main factor, the health benefits of chamomile are to improve our digestive system.

Chamomile tea helps to calm your muscles and integrates with your intestinal flow. Helps promote bowel movements to enhance less bloating and discomfort. 

There have been multiple research studies over the years that have been done on Chamomile that shows the overall outcome of many benefits received. It’s proven to help boost the immune system, relieve and help with depression as well as anxiety. Improves skin health, and also prevents bone loss. 

Nevertheless, with all the research done Chamomile is extremely safe to consume and have on a daily basis if desired. With its delicious taste and aromatic effects, leaves you in a perfect zen like state, to boost your mood for the day or evening up ahead.

Remember, it’s not something you have to take to help relieve digest symptoms but more or less to promote living a healthy lifestyle. So, if you feel like perhaps you don’t eat these food items enough and get enough rest and exercise, integrate a cup of tea into your daily routine to top it off. You can simply just have chamomile tea for the simplicity of enjoying a break from life’s stresses.

 

 

 

Disclaimer 

Pascoe Canada does not offer health or medical advice as we are not a healthcare practitioner. Please speak with your healthcare practitioner before beginning any program related to nutrition, diet, exercise, fitness, medical, and/or wellness. All content published by Pascoe Canada is developed through collaborating with licensed medical professionals and contributors. This includes text, graphics, images, and other material on the website, newsletter, and products (“Content”). This content is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. The content does not substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please always do your own research on whether this is for you along with your healthcare practitioner advice. Always consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using specific herbs because you might have underlying conditions that need professional care. The content is general in nature and is subject to change. It is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects.

 

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