A healthy digestive system is key for us to access the maximum amount of nutrition from the foods we eat. To get the most bang for our buck so to speak! Not only that, when our digestive tract is free and clear and working beautifully, we no longer suffer with the ongoing discomfort of bloating, indigestion, constipation, or a host of other health concerns that can drain the life out of us when our pipes are blocked.
Wouldn’t you just love to feel light, clean, clear, energetic and sprightly all of the time? Even after sitting down to a delicious dinner and two helpings of dessert?! Well, as you probably know if you’re here with us, increasing the amount of raw food in your meals, and the raw meals in your week will take you a long way towards that aim.
The next step from there to really get your digestive fires burning, is to learn some important tips and tricks to aiding (rather than hindering) your body’s important digestive work. Throughout our digestive health theme, you’ll be finding out how you can be your body’s own best friend as it transforms your fruits, vegies, nuts, seeds (and chocolate!) into molecular nutrition to power you through your day, and renew your every cell.
Food & Digestive Health
This month on the blog we’ll be covering 4 of the most common digestive problems, and looking at specific foods and practices that can help to minimize, if not eliminate the uncomfortable symptoms. We’ll take a look at:
- IBS (or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, we’ll stick to the acronym from here on in, but just so we’re all on the same page here)
Best Food for Digestive Health
Our team of nutritional experts will shine a spotlight on some wonder working foods that will support our body in digestion and elimination. Turbo charge your nutritional knowledge about:
Just like we did last month, we’ll be sure to include one of our delicious raw food recipes in the very next post, after our team of experts give us the low down on these foods.
Also coming up:
- Herbs for Digestive Health
- Superfoods for Digestive Health
- Scrumptious raw indulgence recipes
- The process of making raw chocolate
- Tips for staying raw when you’re away from home
- A simple beauty ritual for longevity and glowing skin
We’ll also follow up with the second installment of our World of Raw series, letting you know about our favorite raw food and beauty happenings on the web this month.
If you really want to get the most out of The Raw Divas and our team of dedicated experts, here’s what we suggest: If you have a question or thought come to mind, pop into the appropriate post and ask away, or share your own story or recipe there. Between our team of nutritional experts, naturopaths, raw food chefs, superfood gurus, and beauty buffs, we’ll be sure to help you out (or at the very least to point you in the right direction).
But most importantly, consider this: just one line of your personal experience here, in writing on the blog, could be a turning point…the key that transforms another Raw Diva’s life!
To kick us off on this journey of discovery, please share with the Divas in the comments below: has your raw food transition cleaned up your digestion or could you still do with some improvements? If you are new to raw foods, what digestive concern would you LOVE to have resolved once and for all?
Here’s to a nice comfortable tummy and a spirited spring in your step!
Enjoy our journey through Digestive Health.
The Raw Divas
Tags: bloating, constipation, Digestion, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, stomach pains
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