What Can Help A Troublesome Digestive System? (Instant Colon Happiness)

Digestive health is a course that one cannot take at school, but graduates as a result of personal experience. Whether our nerves create additional stress or we’ve eaten something funny, having a digestive system that is on a different route than you, can create serious problems for one’s health (and sometimes one’s self esteem!). 

The first option when helping a troublesome digestive system, is probiotics which can assist in maintaining a positive balance of micro flora in one’s intestines.

Supplementing with probiotics may help maintain friendly bacteria colonies which can be depleted by stress‚ antibiotics‚ and gastrointestinal disturbances. Now, Healthy Origins® Probiotic 30 Billion CFU’s bacteria strains have the ability to survive harsh stomach acids in order to reach one’s intestinal tract where they are able to exert their greatest benefits.


The second option for assisting one’s digestive system, is Bromelain which is derived from the pineapple plant. 

Bromelain contains several enzymes that combines to reduce inflammation by slowing your body’s production of proinflammatory prostaglandins.

In addition‚ bromelain also helps break down the proteins you eat‚ preventing large molecules from passing through intestinal or gastric lesions that can cause an allergic reaction. The enzyme prevents allergens from crossing the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Furthermore‚ the activity promoted by Bromelain could lessen the discomfort and pain caused by minor injuries.

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Thirdly we have Psyllium, which is a true dietary fiber‚ even though it may also be classified as a laxative or mucilaginous fiber‚ and is a convenient way to increase intake of dietary fiber because of its high mucilage content.

This bulking agent swells considerably when added to liquid‚ which can help to support healthy gastrointestinal transit time. In addition, Inulin is a fructooligosaccharide which acts as a prebiotic‚ stimulating the growth of friendly and healthy intestinal bacteria‚ which supports good colon and digestive health.


Fourthly, are licorice supplements. Now deglycyrrhizinated licorice‚ supports the natural protective element of the body’s digestive tract‚ which in turn relieves stomach distress.

Additionally, Licorice root is the answer if one experiences frequent boughs of indigestion or any other digestion related complaints.

Licorice root has a reputation of alleviating various stomach difficulties‚ including inflammation of the stomach lining or gastritis.


Last but not least, we take a look at Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale), which scientific studies have proven that Ginger may assist to maintain healthy GI flora‚ aid the digestion of dietary fats‚ and calm the digestive tract. 

In addition, Ginger root contains essential oils which also assists in easing stomach discomfort associated with travel and to stimulate digestion. 

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