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7 Foods That Will Boost Your Digestive Health

Your digestive system affects the well-being of every cell in your bodies. A healthy digestion will contribute to boosted energy levels, beautiful skin and rejuvenating sleep. So, it is key to boost your digestive health or systems. One of the ways to do or achieve is via food. Jumia Food, Nigeria’s no 1 food ordering platform, identify some foods that can help promote your digestive health.

Yoghurt

Yoghurt is very good for your digestion as it provides the gut with good bacteria that help in digesting food. Yoghurt consumption can inhibit diarrhoea, improves bowel movement, and reduces the risk of colon cancer.

Pawpaw

Pawpaws are rich in enzymes that have antimicrobial properties and aid digestion by breaking down food. Pawpaws are also a rich source of vitamins A, B. and C, which helps to flush out toxins. You can have pawpaw after 1 hour of having lunch.

Banana

Bananas are rich in fibre, which helps to improve bowel movement and aid carbohydrate digestion. You can also have a banana with frozen yoghurt.

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Fish

Fishes are an excellent source of fatty acids that help to reduce inflammation in the stomach. As a result, this can contribute to improving your digestion and bowel movement.

Beans

Beans contain lots of soluble fibre. The fibre is not digested but turned into a kind of gel which makes passing through your intestines easier. Although some people react to eating beans with bloating, so start by slowly adding small amounts to your diet and see what it does for you.

Sweet potato

Sweet potatoes have a copious amount of dietary fibre that aid proper bowel movement and nutrient absorption. It is perfect for digestion.

Apple

Apples are packed with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fibre. They also have an antioxidant property that helps reduce damage and inflammation in the digestive organs. So, eat apples as a snack, with breakfast cereal.

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