There can be many causes to cause bloating, most of them related to bad habits, others related to an incorrect mix of foods. As popular wisdom goes, it is easier to prevent than to reduce and get rid of excessive fermentation gas. We all have wished at least once to know how to reduce bloating but it becomes a problem when it starts to happen too often. In fact bloating is one of the more common ailments among patients who consult with a doctor being one of the hardest to admit because of the shame associated with the symptoms.
If you already have gas and feel distention here are some quick bloated stomach remedies that’ll help you soothe the discomfort you feel. But if you want to know how to reduce bloating permanently you need to address the root cause and take some time to fix it. For that we recommend you read our advice on ‘How to Reduce Bloating and Prevent It‘.
Now if you need to quickly find bloated stomach remedies because you already feel discomfort one of the best ways to soothe it is using carminative herbs. That is, herbs that help the expulsion of gas out of the intestinal tube. Some of them will have a motility effect, helping mobilize the already produced gas and others are a remedy that will slow the fermentation processes that are producing new gas.
In this part we will focus first on healthy diet foods recommended for everyone and with special properties that may help overweight, diabetic or high cholesterol people. Then we will mention supplements and herbs that have been proved in several researchs to be effective for weight loss, control blood glucose, insulin production and cholesterol levels.
The objective of this series of articles is to raise awareness of healthy foods to eat that aren’t getting the attention they need and to help people rely more on fresh natural food for their nutrient intake instead of supplement, vials, capsules, etc.
Some of these foods are very common and widely known but their properties are largely ignored so end up being absent from many diets or eaten too rarely to have a noticeable effect. Others are more exotic but with such good properties that worth the effort of incorporating them in our diets.
We all have thought once or twice “I should start to eat healthier and more active”. Specially at the beginning of the year, after the festivities. Most of the time incorporating health and nutrition tips and knowledge to our daily lives isn’t easy. Each health website or magazine has its own rules, dietitians only give broad recommendations or make too restrictive diets.
Unfortunately there’s a reality few people want to admit. Recommending and selling food supplements is a business, even preparing a diet for a client. If someone solves all food related issues of a client in one visit that would not be profitable. On top of that it is a business plagued with myths and false beliefs and it is blooming because of the progressive degradation of our eating habits.
In this article we will make a list of vitamins and supplements, what chemical names are they known by, explain what is the difference between fat soluble vitamins and water soluble vitamins, what benefits they have for human health and some tips to know in which cases you will benefit from their health properties and which sources you should trust when taking vitamin supplements and what to do if you have vitamin deficiencies.
Continue reading “List of Vitamins and Supplements. Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins”