5 best Morning Habits to improve Digestion

Dr. Gulneer Puri    29-05-2020 Consult

If your stomach is healthy, you will stay healthy. If your digestive system is good then the body is able to absorb all the nutrients from the food. This helps the body to stay stronger and immune. After following a hectic routine, it is difficult to take care of the body. Thus, as soon as you wake up in the morning, you must do some healthy practices, to improve your digestion. Here are some:

1. Drink water
Starting your day by drinking a glass of water helps to improve the digestion. Drinking a glass of water right on an empty stomach helps to hydrate the important parts of the body, keeps the brain functioning. You can also drink lemon water in the morning.

2. Yoga
When you wake up in the morning, your body is quite stiff and tight at that time. Thus, you must stretch your body and for this one must do yoga. You can do child pose, pigeon pose, and seated side pose. 

3. Meditation for 5 minutes
After drinking water and stretching your body, you must relax. To relax, you can do meditation. Meditation for only 5 minutes helps to bring peace to the mind, relaxed body and makes you ready to face the challenges of the day. When the body is relaxed then you will have healthy digestion.

4. Massage your stomach
Massaging your stomach gently early in the morning helps you to stay fit. Massage your muscles form right hip bone to left hip bone. You can do it a few minutes gently.

5. Balanced breakfast
Breakfast is the first meal of the day. Thus, it is essential to make it a healthier one. A good breakfast helps to provide nourishment to the body and provides immense energy. Thus, add an adequate amount of fibre to your breakfast. You can have a porridge made up of rice, rye, bajra, etc. in the morning. 

Besides this, to have healthy digestion, drink plenty of water and chew your food properly.