Jan 4, 2020

Help Your Body Absorb Nutrients

Adding new steps, clarifying method and step titles

←Older revision Revision as of 00:04, 5 January 2020
Line 16: Line 16:
 
#*Too many carbs in your diet could increase the chances of blood sugar spikes or diabetes since they convert to sugars during digestion.
 
#*Too many carbs in your diet could increase the chances of blood sugar spikes or diabetes since they convert to sugars during digestion.
 
#*Avoid carbs that have refined sugars since they won’t provide as many nutrients.
 
#*Avoid carbs that have refined sugars since they won’t provide as many nutrients.
  +
#Use black pepper and turmeric to spice dishes. Pepper interacts with an enhances the anti-inflammatory properties in turmeric, which can help combat conditions like arthritis and cardiovascular disease. Try using the spices to flavor vegetables, meats, and potatoes to make your dishes more flavorful and healthier. Combine equal amounts of the spices together to make a rub that you can apply to any meal.<ref>https://ift.tt/2MVwcE2>
  +
#*You can use ground turmeric or turmeric root.
  +
#*Turmeric and pepper work well in Indian cuisine.
   
===Preparing Meals to Maximize Absorption===
+
===Preparing and Eating Meals to Maximize Absorption===
 
#Eat within 15 minutes of exercising for fast absorption. Exercising burns a lot of energy and nutrients, so your body will try to replace them as soon as you’re finished. Aim to have a healthy snack or meal with good sources of protein, such as nuts, peanut butter, quinoa, or eggs. Your body will absorb the nutrients and amino acids from the food so it can replenish your energy and build your muscles more.<Ref>https://ift.tt/2FiGGZW>
 
#Eat within 15 minutes of exercising for fast absorption. Exercising burns a lot of energy and nutrients, so your body will try to replace them as soon as you’re finished. Aim to have a healthy snack or meal with good sources of protein, such as nuts, peanut butter, quinoa, or eggs. Your body will absorb the nutrients and amino acids from the food so it can replenish your energy and build your muscles more.<Ref>https://ift.tt/2FiGGZW>
 
#*Post-workout protein shakes or smoothies can also help you regain carbs and fluids you burned while exercising.
 
#*Post-workout protein shakes or smoothies can also help you regain carbs and fluids you burned while exercising.
Line 33: Line 36:
 
#Reduce the amount of alcohol you consume. Alcohol has been shown to inhibit nutrient absorption and can damage your digestive tract, so try to cut it out of your diet as much as possible. While it’s okay to have an occasional drink, avoid having alcohol regularly and limit yourself to 1–2 beverages whenever you have it. If you want to have an alcoholic drink, try to have it in between meals so it’s less likely to affect your digestion.<ref>https://ift.tt/39OY4ng>
 
#Reduce the amount of alcohol you consume. Alcohol has been shown to inhibit nutrient absorption and can damage your digestive tract, so try to cut it out of your diet as much as possible. While it’s okay to have an occasional drink, avoid having alcohol regularly and limit yourself to 1–2 beverages whenever you have it. If you want to have an alcoholic drink, try to have it in between meals so it’s less likely to affect your digestion.<ref>https://ift.tt/39OY4ng>
 
#*Alcohol limits how well calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc enter your body.
 
#*Alcohol limits how well calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc enter your body.
#Get 8 hours of sleep per night to help rebalance hormones that absorb nutrients. Try to go to bed around the same time each night so you develop a healthy sleep cycle. Avoid using electronics or anything with a screen for 30 minutes before you sleep and keep your room as dark as possible so you get the best rest. Aim to get about 8 hours of sleep each night so your body has time to recuperate.<Ref>https://ift.tt/36rocSO>
+
#Get 8 hours of sleep to help rebalance hormones that absorb nutrients. Try to go to bed around the same time each night so you develop a healthy sleep cycle. Avoid using electronics or anything with a screen for 30 minutes before you sleep and keep your room as dark as possible so you get the best rest. Aim to get about 8 hours of sleep each night so your body has time to recuperate.<Ref>https://ift.tt/36rocSO>
 
#*Avoid having large meals before you go to bed since you may have more trouble falling asleep.
 
#*Avoid having large meals before you go to bed since you may have more trouble falling asleep.
 
#*Getting healthy amounts of sleep can also help reduce stress, which can also prevent your body from absorbing nutrients.
 
#*Getting healthy amounts of sleep can also help reduce stress, which can also prevent your body from absorbing nutrients.
#Take a daily probiotic to increase helpful bacteria in your digestive tract. Probiotics contain helpful bacteria and enzymes that live in your digestive tract and absorb nutrients. Try to take the probiotic supplement at the same time each day so it’s the most effective in your digestion. While the probiotic may not make you feel different right away, continue taking it every day since it can take up to 4 weeks for the bacteria to grow.<ref>https://ift.tt/36rocSO>
+
#[[Deal-With-Stress|Manage stress]] levels to help aid in digestion. Try practicing relaxation techniques, such as meditation or yoga, at least once daily to rebalance your hormones. Take deep, slow breaths and allow yourself time to rest so you don’t get overwhelmed throughout the day. Reach out to other people and spend time with friends when you feel stressed to help boost your mood.<ref>https://ift.tt/39HMV7o>
  +
#*Stress can weaken the walls in your intestines that absorb nutrients, making it more difficult to get the full benefits of the meals you eat.
  +
#*Exercising regularly can also make you feel less stressed.
  +
#Take a daily [[Choose-a-Probiotic|probiotic]] to increase helpful bacteria in your digestive tract. Probiotics contain helpful bacteria and enzymes that live in your digestive tract and absorb nutrients. Try to take the probiotic supplement at the same time each day so it’s the most effective in your digestion. While the probiotic may not make you feel different right away, continue taking it every day since it can take up to 4 weeks for the bacteria to grow.<ref>https://ift.tt/36rocSO>
 
#*You can buy probiotics at drugstores or pharmacies.
 
#*You can buy probiotics at drugstores or pharmacies.
 
#*Some dairy products, such as yogurt and sauerkraut, contain probiotics naturally, so try to include them in your diet.
 
#*Some dairy products, such as yogurt and sauerkraut, contain probiotics naturally, so try to include them in your diet.


from wikiHow - Recent Changes [en] https://ift.tt/2QFuVBW
via IFTTT

No comments:

Post a Comment