Articles About Bloating Remedies
Fruits high in fiber are an important part of any diet. This is because like other fiber filled foods they are important to maintaining good digestive health. But, foods rich in fiber provide many other benefits to the body as well.
Few jump with joy at a chance to discuss bowel regularity, however maintaining it is unfortunately a normal challenge for even the most well intentioned healthy eaters. While the fiber content of foods is typically more than suitable enough to keep bowels unblocked, getting enough of those foods and knowing which ones are the best can prove difficult.
Probiotics are typically referred to as “good” bacteria. The reason why they are called this is because it is thought that they may benefit the host that they occupy. They are found in various foods, most notably dairy products, but can also be taken in the form of probiotic supplements. They are thought to be useful against a wide range of digestive disorders, such as gas, abdominal cramping, stomach bloating, and most notably, diarrhea, all symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, one of the most common digestive problems known.
Celery is a plant, and it is best known for its culinary applications whereby the leaf stalks are used in cooking. Sometimes the leaves themselves are also used in cooking, but their stronger flavor profile limits this application somewhat. The part of the plant that is even less used in western parts of the world is the seeds, although these tiny fruits are quite common for use in cooking and medicinal purposes in many parts of the world.
Senna tea benefits have been taken advantage of for centuries for a wide variety of uses. Senna tea is made from the leaves of the senna plant, specifically the Senna Alexandrina species. The leaves are dried and the resulting herbs steeped, most often in tea bags, with hot water to make a hot beverage. Senna tea has been used for many ailments including hemorrhoids and skin infections caused by fungus. However, the most popular use of senna tea is as a laxative.
Beano is one of the most popular over the counter stomach gas remedies. It is unique amongst its competitors because it is actually indicated for the prevention of gas, rather than the treatment of the condition. While most remedies can successfully manage the symptoms of stomach gas once present, Beano can keep them from ever occurring at all when taken at mealtime or when gassy foods are expected. And, the lack of Beano side effects gives the product yet another leg up on the competition.
The health benefits of pomegranate have been harnessed since Ancient times with early civilizations reaping many benefits from the incredibly strange looking fruit. From the outside, the pomegranate resembles a pinkish softball with nubbed protrusions on the ends. When split however, the fruit appears almost alien and unlike what most people think of when fruit comes to mind. The inside is filled with tiny, juice filled sacs called arils.
When many people think of celery, they think of an incredibly low calorie diet food that is mythically purported to have fewer calories in it than is needed to consume it. However, it is much more than just a crunchy snack with touted magical weight loss abilities. The long and light green stalks of the celery plant have nutritional value that often goes unnoticed, and the health benefits of celery go far beyond a crunchy way to aid in weight loss.
Ginger is an underground stem plant (known as the rhizome) called Zingiber Officinale. Its uses are almost endless and traditionally, the herb has been used in medicine making, culinary applications and as a spice as well. Medicinally, ginger for digestion is the most common application with it being used for everything from nausea to constipation effectively.
When most people think of aloe vera, they think of the cool and refreshing gel lining the meat of aloe leaves that is often the go to remedy used for after sun care. However, aloe vera juice is becoming an increasingly popular gastrointestinal aid, being available by purchase by the gallon full.