5 Ways to Kick-Start your Digestion in the Morning

Dr. Suresh Heijebu    05-04-2022 Consult

If you have a good digestive system, your body is able to absorb all the nutrients properly. 

It is believed that our entire health is connected with our stomach. If your stomach is healthy, you will stay healthy. Thus, you must keep your stomach and digestive system healthy. After following a hectic routine, it is difficult to take care of the body. Let's discuss what are the activities which help to keep the digestion good. 

1. Drink water
Starting your day by drinking a glass of water helps to improve the digestion. Drinking a glass of water right on empty stomach helps to hydrate the important parts of the body, keeps the brain functioning. You can also drink lemon water in the morning.

2. Yoga
When you wake up in the morning, your body is quite stiff and tight at that time. Thus, you must stretch your body and for this one must do yoga. You can do child pose, pigeon pose and seated side pose.

3. Meditation for 5 minutes
Daily meditation helps to improve the process of digestion and keeps the body healthy. After drinking water and stretching your body, you must relax. To relax, you can do meditation. Meditation for only 5 minutes helps to bring peace to the mind, relaxed body and makes you ready to face the challenges of the day. When the body is relaxed then you will have healthy digestion.

4. Massage your stomach
Massaging your stomach gently early in the morning helps you to stay fit. Massage your muscles from right hip bone to left hip bone. You can do it few minutes gently.

5. Balanced breakfast
Breakfast is the first meal of the day. Thus, it is essential to make it a healthier one. A good breakfast helps to provide nourishment to the body and provides immense energy. Thus, add an adequate amount of fibre to your breakfast. You can have a porridge made up of rice, rye, bajra etc. in the morning. 

Besides this, to have a healthy digestion, drink plenty of water and chew your food properly.