Eliminate bloating and heaviness with apple, ginger and lemon drink

Eliminate bloating and heaviness with apple, ginger and lemon drink

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It is normal for you to feel heavy and bloated after a large meal, with excess fat, sugar, sodium and some alcohol. Eat natural foods the next day that are anti-inflammatory and promoting digestive work, contributes to let go of that heaviness and swelling.

Your body is very smart you don’t need detox diets to cleanse yourself, it has organs in charge of it like the liver. “Everything you eat or consume, be it food, alcohol, drugs or toxins, is filtered by the liver,” says Hellan Kwon, professor of hepatology at the University of Michigan.

But nevertheless, can you help your body in your hard work making a pause of excesses, saturated fat, and added sugar. Start the morning with a drink loaded with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories and other components that they promote your digestion, help to move and dispose of toxins.

Apple and ginger drink


1 apple 1 lemon 1 inch raw ginger 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional)


Blend the apple with a little water, squeeze the ginger, add the vinegar and lemon juice; serve and sprinkle cayenne pepper on top.

You can repeat this morning drink for 2 days if you wish.

Why does this drink help your digestion?

Apples are rich in quercetin and pectin. Quercetin is a flavonoid, which has effects antioxidants and anti-inflammatories.

Pectin is a fiber type that can help prevent constipation and is also fermented by beneficial bacteria in the colon. Supports the microbiota and helps prevent intestinal disorders notes the Harvard School of Public Health.

The ginger is rich in gingerol, a substance with powerful properties anti-inflammatory and antioxidants. This root can also accelerate the emptying of the stomach, what can be beneficial for people with indigestion Y Stomach ache related, according to Healthline magazine.

The Apple vinager contains acetic acid (product of fermentation), malic acid, pectin and enzymes. It can help break down and digest food in the stomach, helping them to empty into the small intestine, preventing them from accumulating and preventing acidity.

The juice of lemon sum antioxidants with vitamin C, while Cayenne pepper provides capsaicin that has anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective properties.

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