7 (Non-Yogurt) Snacks That Improve Digestion
Nothing against Jamie Lee Curtis, but sometimes we're not in the mood for yogurt—or we don't have a spoon. These alternative foods will also keep your system on track.
The Hot Beverage That Will Soothe Your Insides
Chamomile has been used for centuries in Europe to relieve gastrointestinal complaints. This herb is believed to aid in sleep, and, McDonald says, it may also have a sedating effect on the digestive tract
, leading to reduced symptoms of reflux, abdominal pain and cramping as well as nausea and vomiting. It's best consumed as a tea, she says. (Keep in mind that chamomile is part of the ragweed family
, so those with allergies should talk to a doctor before brewing a pot.)