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Dr. Joshi shares 5 effective ayurvedic tips to boost digestion

Updated: September 22, 2023, 03:07 PM IST | BrandMedia | | Mumbai

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In this overindulged world, people are always in a hurry to satiate their appetites.


New Delhi (India), September 21: In this overindulged world, people are always in a hurry to satiate their appetites. Such haste has resulted in a poor digestive system by which millions of people are affected, says Dr. Joshi. Today, one can see numerous people complaining of issues like gas, bloating, heartburn, constipation, cramping, or diarrhea.

Or some who have neglected their digestive health for longer runs are even trapped in ailments like Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

While the occasional presence of such digestive symptoms is easy to neglect, the common occurrence of such symptoms can create havoc in life. Knowing the outcome of such disruptions, Dr. Joshi has emphasized on a positive side of good digestive health. Gut Health, as he puts it, focuses on the good digestive system for its association with immune health which works on its way from the guts to the rectum.

Tingled with the negligence of people paving no way to well-being, Dr.Joshi, an Ayurvedic Expert shares 5 essential tips to enhance digestion and promote overall well-being. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine, has long emphasized the vital role of a balanced digestive system in maintaining good health.  Considering this as the best approach for how it even helps in treatment of a kind of prolonged illness, to cite an example, Ayurvedic Kidney Treatment, Dr. Joshi`s practical advice offers a holistic approach to optimize digestion and foster a healthier lifestyle.

Journey to a Happier Gut

Do not Overeat

Moderation is the key. In the pursuit of an efficient digestive system, Ayurvedic experts advise to adapt ways against overeating. The dire consequences of overeating puts pressure on the organs. This leads to bloating, discomfort, and laziness. Aware of the undesirable effect, he puts a great emphasis on cultivating habits and refraining from overeating. More space in the stomach, the better the digestion.

Visualizing the process of digestion as grinding on the mixture, he elucidates the process by exemplifying how an overstuffed grinder machine falls short in grinding. So this is how the process of digestion works. Equating the grinder with the stomach, Dr. Joshi says that an overfilled stomach can find it difficult to work efficiently to break up complex food into simpler terms to contribute towards efficient digestion. This ensures the enrichment of nutrients, efficient absorption, and proper nourishment.

Scheduling Meal

Dr. Joshi considers this an ideal way to attain an optimum digestive system. According to Ayurveda, the digestive fire (agni) is at its strongest during specific periods of the day, particularly during the midday, around noon. Owing to this fact, he suggests having the most substantial meal during that time of the day when the digestive capacity is at its peak.

Subsequently, he advises consumption tips which vary with time. Lighter meals for breakfast and dinner, as these are the times when Agni is comparatively weaker which hinders digestion. Lunch needs to be the biggest and most fruitful as the agni is stronger at that time. By following the principle of timings, one can reduce discomfort and can go with a harmonious and healthier life.

Diet needs to be Right

According to Ayurvedic philosophy, our body is gifted with a unique feature called doshas. They are of three kinds - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. In the journey to attain ideal gut health, Dr. Joshi emphasizes the principle to keep a balance between all the doshas. This is because an imbalance in any one of the doshas is considered to be lethargical.

To lessen the impact of possible ramifications, it`s best of interest if one modifies the diet they eat. Experts believe that what we eat directly affects our health. Therefore, he suggests supplementing the diet by adjuncting vital ingredients like dietary products, herbs, and essential spices into everyday`s meal. Adding digestion-boosting ingredients like ginger, yogurt, peppermint or turmeric works effectively when it comes to relieving gastric problems like acidity, bloating, etc.

Practicing Meditation

Meditation is the medicine for the body. Ayurvedic expert, Dr. Joshi accentuates the benefits of meditation to promote well-being mentally and physically. Having keen observation on the aftermath of poor digestion which often leads to food cravings, food intolerance, exhaustion, or migraines, meditation can be an excellent way to solve the issues.

Meditation, a centuries-old practice rooted in mindfulness, encourages individuals to cultivate present-moment awareness. With this technique, he expounds to calm down the mind for a while every day. This alleviates not only stress or pressure but also keeps certain things under control. Through inclined awareness, people find it easier to suppress their unwanted hunger and help them to adopt a habit of mindful eating.

Daily Exercise

Dr. Joshi actively draws attention to the saying, "After lunch, rest a while and after dinner, walk a mile." This is to show the innumerable benefits of encompassing activities like yoga, jogging, sports, or other workout. Regular workouts and exercises, stimulate digestion and enhance metabolism. Performing such activities also helps in effective blood circulation which further improves gut health.

Such a holistic approach not only helps in physical well-being but also mental well-being as this approach helps in building an internal connection between mind, soul, and body. It even plays a pivotal role in reducing stress and strengthening the Agni (fire) inside the body. It is judicious if one can welcome enormous benefits after encompassing such habits as it focuses on balancing certain kinds of issues while providing no side effects if done properly.

Embark on the Journey of Happier Gut Health

In the rat race world, the hectic schedule has often made people sideline their health. But following such Ayurvedic principles and approach, Dr. Joshi believes one can invigorate their well-being.

This Ayurvedic approach focuses on covering every aspect by providing the nuggets of the way to healthier life which is neglected more than ever.

Be it following mindful eating or be it to embrace the habit to avoid overeating, by integrating such tips, one can mitigate the risk of embroiling into the grimming effect of poor digestive issues.

In this spirit of Ayurveda, may one unlock the vibrant path to a healthier existence. With these invaluable teachings of Ayurvedic approach, he aspires to inspire the utmost to walk on the lane of healthy digestion and harmonious better choices.

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