8 Tips to Improve Your Digestive Health

For some of us, digestive discomfort has become a fact of life, like never getting enough sleep or having too much to do. We complain about everyday ailments such as occasional gas, bloating and irregularity, assuming they are inevitable. But they don't have to be. By paying attention and making a few simple changes, you can help your digestive system do the job it was made to do – absorbing nutrients and keeping things running smoothly. Learn what you can do today to help take care of your digestive system.

Stay Hydrated

There’s almost nothing better for your digestive system and your overall health than water. Just like not eating enough fiber, drinking too little water slows down your digestive system significantly because a harder stool is more difficult to pass. Drink plenty of water and other fluids, especially after you exercise. Stay hydrated with this recipe for electrolyte water. You'll know when you're getting enough water when your pee is clear all day long.

Grilled Chicken Sandwich With Bacon-Like Mushrooms

You don't need bacon for meatiness and umami.

Do you not like bacon but still want to bring some umami and savoriness to your meal? Get the same meatiness with mushrooms! This recipe seasons them with tamari, garlic and spices for a delicious topping to a grilled chicken and Swiss cheese sandwich.