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Digestion Process Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Digestion Process.

What Does Digestive Wellness Really Look Like?

Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after...  Read more

Stop and Chew Your Dinner

In this era of fast-paced everything, even the act of eating a meal has become something we can do on the run. Breakfast comes in bars, lunch can be eaten while speeding down the highway, and dinner is merely an accompaniment to the evening news, squ...  Read more

Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  Read more

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h...  Read more

11 Tips to Help You Lose Weight while Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)...  Read more

I'm New to this working out process but I'm doing
Updated 2/9/2016 11:30:16 PM

I'm New to this working out process but I'm doing this so I can be healthy and to make myself over I'm tired of people saying I'm ugly and cause I wanna live a long time...  Read more

It's a process, takes time. You're doing great wi

It's a process, takes time. You're doing great with the tracking! :-) Try tracking ahead of time. You can plan several days, or even a week ahead. If you have a plan, there's no last minute guessing. :-)...  Read more

In the process of making my son's bday cake. Today
Updated 2/3/2016 8:00:37 PM

In the process of making my son's bday cake. Today I not only ate about a spoonful of cake batter, but also a bit of scraps after the cake came out of the oven. 😑 We have at least 1 bday every month for the next 3 months....  Read more

Got too much processed food
Updated 2/4/2016 5:02:24 PM

Since the holidays I have lost 8 pounds, yay! I am on a good track to my goal, however the past couple days I have been eating a lot of carbs and unhealthy meat (Bread, deli meat, hot dogs, pasta...). I usually dont eat this much carbs, I went grocer...  Read more

It's true, your body is not made to process that m

It's true, your body is not made to process that much water per day....  Read more

Eat More Oatmeal!

I just learned in my Nutrition class that the fiber in oatmeal binds to bile during the digestion process. Every bowl of oatmeal you eat will literally flush cholesterol right out of your body....  Read more

Eat Tomatoes or Have Tomato Juice In The Morning

Tomatoes have good fiber, Vitamin B & the red pigment in tomatoes help reduce obesity. Tomato juice aids in digestion. Try a cup of tomato juice 20 minutes before eating to increase the digestive function & to help process food faster. Make the juic...  Read more


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The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches to get the digestive juices flowing.Today I'm sharing...  Read more

All-Natural Ways to Fight Bloating

By Amanda Greene of Most of us are familiar with bloating—that uncomfortable, swollen feeling in your belly. Whether the bloating is caused by water retention, gas or constipation, you don't necessarily need to head to the pha...  Read more