Do’s and Don’t’s for a Flatter Tummy

flatter-tummyDo’s

  • chew properly to help aid digestion and release all of the correct digestive juices
  • eat non-wheat flours like rye, spelt, rice and oat
  • try non dairy alternatives like soya milk, oat milk, almond milk, rice milk and quinoa milk.
  • use natural sugar alternatives like maple syrup, agave syrup and xylitol
  • eat non-gassy foods are carrots, spinach, watercress, avocados, lemons and radishes
  • consume healthy snacks like Nutrichef’s low GI flapjacks, available in the following flavours: apple and ginger, fruit, date and seed, cherry and almond
  • eat at regular intervals to keep your digestive tract working properly and your blood sugar levels stable
  • try a Nutrichef meal plan – you’ll be really impressed with our delicious diet meals delivered to your door

Dont’s

  • gulp food or chew too quickly as this can upset the digestive system
  • consume wheat, which is a common cause of bloating
  • consume dairy as this can make the digestive system sluggish causing constipation and bloating
  • use sugar or sweeteners, as these can ferment in the digestive tract causing bloating
  • eat gas-forming foods like baked beans, Brussels’ sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower
  • drink carbonated drinks
  • go to bed with a full stomach – eating too late can put unnecessary strain on the digestive system causing a range of problems

 

Do… chew properly to help aid digestion and release all of the correct digestive juices…eat non-wheat flours like rye, spelt, rice and oat… Don’t… gulp food or chew too quickly as this can upset the digestive system…consume wheat, which is a common cause of bloating.

Guest blog by Barbara Cox www.nutrichef.co.uk/

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