Write for Us
Quick Tip #154: Eating for optimal digestion
Editor in Chief of
To get the most out of any meal there are a few simple tips you can follow which will enhance digestion and aid assimilation of vital nutrients.
Eat slowly and chew each mouthful at least 30 times.
Eat mindfully in a quiet and peaceful environment and in a designated eating spot (no sitting on the couch watching TV).
Don't drink liquid with your meals or for an hour afterwards.
Avoid coffee an hour either side of a meal (can interfere with nutrient absorption).
Don't eat to the point of bursting, just until you feel satisfied - if you're eating mindfully and quietly you'll be more aware of when this is.
Enjoy and savour each and every mouthful!
Natural diet tips for good digestion
Ayurveda: Optimal digestion
I like this Article
More Articles by
Your Christmas Horoscope
There is a lot of planetary action between now and Christmas, not least of which is the Summer S...
Ethical dairy in Australia
Recent media releases have brought to light the atrocities that Australian cows are subjected to on ...
10 simple steps to a healthier you
Sometimes it is the most simple changes we make in life that can have the most profound impact
Green Super Smoothie
Green smoothies are all the rage right now and for good reason
How To Detox Without Detoxing
A healthy and effective detox doesn't come in a bottle or jar from the chemist, and it doesn't need ...
Green Smoothie Recipe for Beginners
For those of you new to green smoothies, you'll find this version somewhat smoother and sweeter than...
view all articles by Clare Deville
on Other Hubs
Spiced Berry Chia Pot
Healthy Vegetarian Stirfry
Where are the best op shops in Brisbane?
Where is the best Mexican food in Brisbane?
Submit a Comment
very useful tips to be appreciated & followed.Thanks for yr social service.
The Cervical Screening Test - what it means. Share and save a life.
Did you know that 90% of the most common form of cervical cancer can be prevented through regular ce...
Probiotics - what are they and do you need them
Probiotics are the “good” microorganisms beneficial to our body that can be consumed through ferment...
Natural Oils for Dry, Curly or Frizzy Hair
I know only too well the pain we go through to have soft, silky, run your fingers through it hair
Proactive Health #1 - Waist measurements and your chronic disease risk
Measuring your waist is a quick, simple and powerful tool that you can do at home to help understand...
Introducing the Proactive Health series
Take control of your own health, to be the best and healthiest version of you in the new **Proactive...
Gently forgive and move on after a few cheat days
You planned on eating a few chips and now the entire bag is empty
Hearty beef casserole (Low FODMAP, gluten free)
This easy to make, healthy casserole is a family favourite with tender beef and vegetables
Roasted pumpkin soup
Roast the pumpkin and give new life to this family favourite! Roasting caramelises the pumpkin and ...
Why eggs shells stick and a quick hack to peel them
I love hard boiled eggs but become frustrated when I peel them and the whites come off with the shel...
Five reasons to start walking every day
It can be hard to start a new fitness regime and many people are put off because they think getting ...
Natural Cures & Prevention
Exercise & Fitness
Self Help & Improvement
Complementary and Alternative Medicines
Natural Weight Loss
Pregnancy and Birth
Personal Journey Stories
Quick Tips for an Awesome Pregnancy and Birth
Work Life Balance
Books We Love