Smoothies made with ingredients that aid digestion can improve nutritional absorption and the health of the digestive system. For people with digestive disorders or inflammatory bowel diseases, digestion-friendly smoothies can be a godsend. The key is avoiding digestion-unfriendly foods and including digestion-friendly foods in your smoothies.
Did you know that more people take pharmaceutical drugs for digestive problems and diseases than any other health issue? Digestive issues are an epidemic, and come in many different forms such as constipation, indigestion, acid reflux, ulcers, Crohn’s, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), GERD, and Celiac disease. If you don’t like the idea of taking a drug (that usually comes with negative side effects) to alleviate your digestive problems, then smoothies may be the answer.
Below you’ll find tips and ideas for making digestion-friendly smoothies and three smoothie recipes crafted for optimal digestion.