Free Tips & Easy "How to" Instructions
If you are one of those people who prefer natural treatments and home remedies for overeating, there are quite a few helpful tips you can apply in your daily life to reach amazing results.
If you want to prevent overeating and stomach aches just try to chew every bite 25 times or more. Very soon you are going to realize that you can eat anything you want and not get bloated and stuffed. Chewing stimulates salivary amylase enzyme that initiate the digestion of carbohydrates. Besides, by chewing you give out signals to the organs responsible for digestion and they get ready to execute their function, which includes to avoid bloating. When you have consumed enough food your brain gets the information and stops you from eating more than you need.
Bitter herbs improve the appetite, peristalsis and the flow of bile by promoting digestive juices.
Angelica is very good for a nervous stomach and digestive disorders related to tension and stress. Centuary (Erythraea centaurium) is very good as a tea. Half a cup before meals can do miracles. It improves digestion and prevents heartburn, gas and bloating. It is an ancient natural remedy well known to Greeks and mentioned in their mythology. Chamomile stimulates the gastric juices. The bitterness of camomile is an excellent cleanser for liver and digestive system.
Hot Peppers are also very good. Cayenne stimulates digestive enzymes and fights internal bacteria and a pinch of Black Pepper in herbal teas will also help, as black pepper's essential oil has a massaging effect on the abdomen.
These herbs can be used by cooking enhancing the flavor of food and as digestive aid. They can be also used in the form of teas or tonics.
Dill helps by relieving gas pains in children. Fennel helps with abdominal cramps, gas and bloating. Parsley expels gas, freshens breath and aid by digestion; Herbs of mint family including peppermint, spearmint, sage, basil and catnip all ease gas and bloating and improve digestion.
If you like fruit then try eating some pineapple or papaya fruit half an hour before lunch or dinner. Proteolytic enzymes in these fruits help digesting proteins.
After fatty food try one of these two very efficient tonics. Get some lemon or some Mint fresh leafs and put it into hot water. It is a great after dinner drink! It cuts grease and, with its sour taste, stimulates the liver.
Forget useless emotions around eating. Guilt is one of them and it will not help your digestion.
If you start to eat something you think is not good for you, you have two options, and only these two:
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