Your digestive system is busy all day, every day. If your digestion is unhealthy, your entire body can be affected. Many things impact your gut health. Here are 15 simple habits you can incorporate into your life for better digestion and overall good health.
Why is your digestive system so important?
Your gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) includes your entire digestive system. Every part of this system works together to break down foods into small nutrients like proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water that get absorbed into your blood systems and send to your cells to use growth repair and energy. The National Institute of Health reports that approximately 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from digestives diseases.