Gas and bloating are a very unpleasant effect of the bad lifestyle and diet that, unfortunately, many people lead.
When food passes through the digestive tract, it processes it by releasing energy and various waste But with difficult processing certain foods cannot be processed or their digestion is difficult The byproduct of all this "mess" is the gases
They cause swelling and discomfort which in more severe cases can even be painful and lead to other problems.
Which foods cause gas and stomach problems?
These are most often cabbage, beans, carbonated drinks, spicy foods, fried food. If, in addition to consuming such foods, you often do so in larger quantities, and wear tighter clothes, this would complicate the situation.
Clothing that is too tight causes excess bloating and promotes the formation of gas, as too tight clothing makes it difficult for the bowels to move and function.
What can you do to prevent gas?
- Walk after eating, especially if the meal was heavy.
- Sit up straight while eating and afterwards. Do not slouch - it worsens the bowels.
- Drink beverages at room temperature.
- Eat slowly and chew your food very well.
What helps after gas has already appeared?
Garlic is the best way to relieve gas. Make it a habit to chew garlic after every meal in case you often suffer from gas and bloating. If you're worried that eating raw garlic will make your breath smell too bad, add some to your meals or make a garlic, pepper and cumin decoction.
After boiling, strain it and drink it three times a day.
Black pepper is the other helper for digestive problems. Take half a teaspoon of ground black pepper, 2-3 spoons of unrefined sugar and 2-3 spoons of water. Mix this mixture well and consume it after every meal.
You can also prepare a mixture of some black pepper, ginger powder, coriander and mint leaves mixed with a teaspoon of honey. Take a spoonful of this mixture every day and you will have no problems with bloating and gas.
Caraway is a proven home remedy for gas. You can make a decoction of it to drink before every meal.
Fresh milk is a known cause of gas, bloating and indigestion. In contrast, yogurt has exactly the opposite effect. It contains many probiotics that restore and support the intestinal flora.
For best results, add a pinch of cumin to yogurt.
Chewing cloves helps relieve stomach pain. If the taste of cloves is too sharp for you, you can replace it with clove oil.
Slicing instantly breaks down gas. Use it as a seasoning for your stews, soups, side dishes, pickles, salads.