Is bitter the forgotten taste? They engage our digestion to do more work and to do the work it should be doing. Beyond digestion, bitters have actually been shown to help stabilize blood sugars and reduce hunger.
Coffee contains theobromine, theophylline, and caffeine that increase bile flow for better digestion. Note that coffee should be consumed in moderation, and for more on how much you should be drinking read this post.
Dill contains oils called carvone that can help keep digestion moving and relieve gas build up. Ginger has been known to ease digestion for quite some time. Try it in the Massaged Kale Salad.
Try it in an herbal dandelion tea like this one. You can also add dandelion greens to a salad before a meal.
Try it in peppermint tea or add a few drops of peppermint oil to a beverage to help digestion. Some people even chew on peppermint leaves to aid in digestion, but you can still get its benefits from teas or oils. Think of more bitter tasting citruses like lemons or grapefruit to boost digestion.
Try it in the Citrus-4 Juice or add some lemon juice to warm water in the morning to kickstart your digestion. What do you think? How did you use them?
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