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The Digestive System

Good digestive health is vital to your overall wellbeing

Discover why this body system is so important, five effective ways to enhance your digestive health, and a fantastic product specifically designed to support a healthy digestive system.

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Why is the Digestive System Important?

A well-functioning digestive system is essential for overall health and well-being.

When your digestive system is functioning as it should, it efficiently breaks down food, absorbs essential nutrients, and eliminates waste products, leading to increased energy levels, a strong immune system, and improved mental clarity.

On the other hand, a poorly functioning digestive system can lead to a range of health problems, including nutrient deficiencies, chronic fatigue, weakened immunity, and increased susceptibility to illnesses. Digestive issues like persistent bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, and acid reflux can become regular and uncomfortable occurrences.

Maintaining a healthy digestive system is crucial for supporting your body's overall functionality and promoting long-term health.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Digestive System Healthy

1. Eat a High-Fibre Diet
Include a variety of high-fibre foods in your diet, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts. Aim for at least 25-30 grams of fibre per day. Read our fibre blog.

2. Stay Hydrated
Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Aim for at least 8-10 glasses of water daily, and more if you are active. Incorporate water-rich foods like cucumbers, watermelon, and oranges into your diet. Find out about the signs of dehydration.

3. Include Probiotics and Prebiotics
Eat probiotic-rich foods such as yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut, kimchi, and miso. Include prebiotic foods like garlic, onions, bananas, and asparagus in your diet. Read about the benefits of fermented food and probiotics.

4. Exercise Regularly
Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week. Activities like walking, jogging, cycling, and yoga can be particularly beneficial for digestive health. Find out how to make your workouts more interesting.

5. Manage Stress
Practice stress-reducing techniques such as mindfulness meditation, deep breathing exercises, yoga, or tai chi. Ensure you get enough sleep and take time to relax and unwind each day. Learn how to create the perfect meditation space.

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How Lily & Loaf Help Support Good Digestive Health

If you feel that making our suggested lifestyle changes might be challenging, or if you can make these changes but want to accelerate the progress, then we have a great product for you.

Proactazyme is our key system product for the digestive system.

It is an advanced, full spectrum enzyme supplement that helps break down food in your stomach, making it easier to digest. This general-purpose enzyme supplement, from plant-based sources, has been scientifically balanced for maximum effectiveness, containing protease, amylase, glucoamylase, lipase, pectinase and cellulase. It can help ease discomfort when you feel full after eating.


We offer a 90-day money-back guarantee on all of our products, so if for any reason you are not satisfied or find that the product did not work for you, we'll give you your money back!


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