Adding Cultured Foods Into Your Diet - Improving Digestive
Health  
by Dee Cohen
yogurt. Instead, add bananas or mixed fruit yourself to counteract the bland taste of
yogurt. Natural antibiotics are present in yogurt and fermented milk-based products.
It can be the base of a delicious fruit shake mixed with crushed ice and a little juice.

Another fermented food which benefits the digestive process is cottage cheese. Not
only does this provide good, friendly bacteria but it's also a nutritious source of
calcium and protein.

A third source of cultured foods is whey. Whey can be added in with soups and
juices. The poem "Little Miss Muffet" is about eating one's curds and whey.

Kefir is a fourth food that is useful for digestive health. It is available for health food
stores and in certain supermarkets. It is a beverage that is made from grains. Many
people are not familiar with kefir but it has been used by many who frequent health
food stores for years.

Bacterial imbalances can result in ibs and chronic constipation problems. It also is the
root of a variety of modern diseases according to naturopaths.

A Pennsylvania study study found that meditation is a useful tool to improve
digestive health. Our bodies relax when we meditate and the ph of saliva is increased
becoming more alkalinic. The body also produces more saliva when relaxed.


About The Author

Dee Cohen

Read more about alternative health issues and learn about
and
.
Cultured foods are in the news often
discussing the benefits provided for
intestinal health. Many alternative
practitioners see the care of one's
intestines as a key to achieving
optimal health.

Yogurt is the cultured food that most
people are familiar with  due to
exposure in commercials. It is
reported that one's ldl cholesterol
level can be lowered with regular
consumption. One important point to
note is that it's best to ingest yougrut
that does not have added sugars or
fruit. This negates the value of the
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