Your gastrointestinal tract takes on a lot of stress. If you eat processed foods, those require a lot more work from your digestive system than whole foods. Plus, eating food on the run (rather than chewing mindfully and allowing your saliva to help break down food) means that your pancreas has to work harder.
Extra work and unnatural material in the gut can lead to a poorly functioning GI tract, which is associated with health issues such as inflammation, depression, and fatigue. The good news is: you can reverse many of these conditions and create belly bliss by following these five gut rules.
1. Remember that food is meant to nourish, not to manage emotions.
Here are some questions to ask yourself before you start eating: