Did you know that more than half (roughly 65% based on the data from US National Library of Medicine) of the population all over the world are lactose-intolerant?
Lactose intolerance, the inability of the digestive system to breakdown a lactose (a sugar compound usually found in dairy products), is just one of the many digestive health problems that we face today.
Some gut are sensitive to gluten, acids, and certain types of chemicals. These can cause heart burn, Loose Bowel Movement (LBM), bloating, ulcer, excessive gas production, and a whole lot more.
If you always have an upset stomach, then these 3 yummy smoothies for better digestion can be of great help. Try them out!
#1 Pineapple-Papaya Smoothie
Prepare the following ingredients and blend them together to make the smoothie:
What you’ll need:
- One quarter of chopped and skinless pineapple, medium size with the core still intact
- About 1/6th of a huge papaya
- ¼ to ¼ teaspoon of papaya seeds
- Three tablespoons of desiccated coconut
- One tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil
- One teaspoon of triphala powder
- ½ inch of ginger rhizome
- Unflavored yogurt
How to do it:
You can also use coconut water instead of unflavored yogurt. This recipe is great for those with digestive problems. Make sure to drink this at least 30 minutes before a meal, especially if you will eat meat, wheat, or dairy.