Meals are an important part of daily life. To live a healthy life, we must focus on healthy eating habits. Paying a little attention to what we eat, when we eat and what we do after having a meal can help to improve our overall health. While certain activities shouldn’t be done right after finishing off a meal, there also exist different things that are completely safe to be done after having a meal. All of these can contribute to better digestion after a hearty meal.
Massage is one of such activities that can be done post-meal for its proven benefits. According to Ayurveda, abdomen massage can help to soothe and relax the stomach area. It can release the tension between the abdomen muscles, and aids digestion. It is great to reduce the chances of bloating, constipation. It’s more beneficial for women on their menstrual cycle.
Another Indian and middle-eastern tradition is to consume saunf
after a meal. Not only it refreshes your mouth, but it also helps in the proper digestion of the food. Acting as a palate cleanser, eating saunf
can also help to maintain high blood pressure and reduce bloating.
Taking a brisk walk after a hearty meal also helps the body in its digestion process. And, by walk, we only mean walk and not exercising or running. It also acts as a mood enhancer and helps to distress you.
Avoid taking a nap, exercising, eating a fruit, smoking tobacco, and drinking excessive water to speed-up the digestion process in your body.
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