Why keeping your digestive system healthy is critical
Bechtold and King offered up some of their picks for the best and worst foods for digestion, based on their ability to help keep things moving in the body, as well as their likelihood of triggering nasty symptoms like diarrhea and acid reflux. Click through the slideshow to check them out: Loading Slideshow BEST: Fruits And Vegetables Fruits and vegetables are great for digestion because most are high in fiber, King says. Bechtold adds that the fiber in produce has an added benefit of regulating bowel movements. BEST: Whole Grains Whole grain foods, including brown rice and wheat, also contain lots of fiber, making them another top food group good for digestion, King says.
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Below is part of a health history questionnaire given to all our personal training clients at Genesis Gym . We do these questionnaires because we care about health as the No.1 priority, even before fat burning, or other fitness goals. If you are healthy it’s a lot easier to achieve your goals, if you are not, then it’s far more difficult and perhaps even impossible until you clear up underlying health conditions. Give yourself a score of 0, 1, 2 or 3 for each statement in the sections below. Then total up the scores for each section.
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