5 Tips to Help Improve Digestive Tolerance
Signs of digestive intolerances such as colic, flatulence, and constipation worry many moms. What causes these digestive intolerances? How can they be managed or prevented?
The gastrointestinal (GI) tract plays an important function that contributes to a child’s overall health. It is where food is digested, absorbed, and where waste products are excreted. Inside the gastrointestinal tract are good bacteria called probiotics, which have been shown to boost immunity and improve cognition, which is related to performing brain tasks, in children.
Unabsorbed food plays a big role in causing maldigestion and the subsequent symptoms associated with it. A child with poor digestion will experience inadequate nutrient absorption. Undigested nutrients may cause discomfort and result in stomach pains, colic, flatulence, and constipation.
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Here are five recommendations you can follow to help improve your child’s digestive tolerance.
1. Make sure your little ones stay hydrated.
3. Give your child enough probiotics to promote a healthy gut.
4. Encourage healthy eating habits.
5. Consider choosing organic for your little one.
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Final Note on Common Digestive Problems
Keep in mind that digestive problems in young children are often common conditions that can be improved by giving your child optimal nutrients from the milk and food they eat and by helping them stay active. The feeding choices you make for your child will ultimately influence their lifelong health. If your little one is experiencing serious digestive problems, seek immediate medical advice from your doctor to give you guidance on health and nutrition support.
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Medical Disclaimer: The information included in this material is for informational purposes only. Always seek medical advice for any concerns about health and nutrition.
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