The Best Foods for a Healthy Stomach

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Food is a necessity. Without food, doing your daily chores will never be possible. Through eating the right kind of food, one becomes healthy and becomes capable of finishing their tasks, practicing their jobs, and even doing leisure activities.

Consequently, eating has been a daily habit for everyone. In fact, people usually eats at least three times a day and even up to five times each day. Hence, one’s digestive system is at work for most number of hours.

For elders, their digestive organs easily gets stressed out and often results to indigestion. When these organs are not functioning properly, this might lead to pain, discomfort or illness.

Therefore, you should guide your parents to eat foods which can help in digestion and in keeping the digestive system healthy- especially to those elders who are suffering from:

  • – chronic constipation,
  • – diverticulitis, or
  • – irritable bowel movement.

Here are the best foods for your parents’ stomach:

  1. 1.Bananas
    • Are your parents the type of persons who do not want eating messy food? Do they like eating fruits? Are there instances when they suffer from diarrhea?
    • Eating bananas would help them ease diarrhea and even gain a healthier stomach by regulating their digestive organs. This fruit is also rich in potassium, electrolytes and fiber. So you see, your parents and even you yourself, can get many health benefits through eating bananas!
  2. Prunes
    • Another source of potassium and fiber are prunes. If your adult loved ones often get constipation, eating prunes would be the best solution. Prunes can also body vitamin A and magnesium.
  3. Yogurt
    • Your parents’ bodies need a balance of good bacteria in their digestive system- this can be possible through having at least one serving of yogurt for at least 3 days in a week.
  4. Whole grains
    • Fiber has been proven to give numerous benefits to the body and one is to make your digestive tract healthy. Brown rice and oatmeal are just some examples of whole grains which works magic in your parents’ bodies.

About Walter Black

Born and raised in Mississippi. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a BS in Industrial Engineering, and from Angelo State University’s School of Business with his MBA. Walter has worked in the senior market for nearly 15 years and has obtained the distinguish honor of Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors, an organization committed to providing ongoing and meaningful support to Seniors addressing their health, financial, and social issues. Walter has spent the last five years building PCS MidSouth into a premier Home Care Agency. With three locations in the MidSouth providing services to clients in three states: Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. The company is poise for growth and is expecting to expand its territory in the MidSouth.
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