Battle the bloat and say goodbye to your food baby

Battle the bloat and say goodbye to your food baby

Tired of battling the bloat? Have you tried what feels like every remedy under the sun but you still feel like you’re nursing a food baby after a meal. Then this blog is for you. 

First up – What exactly is bloating?

Despite being a very common digestive complaint, the way bloating is described can vary greatly. The most common descriptions are ‘feeling puffy and swollen’ ‘A sensation of trapped gas or wind’ as well as ‘Increased pressure in your stomach’.

Bloating is caused by a variety of reasons ranging from conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hormones, stress and even lifestyle factors. Food sensitivities can also cause bloating, these are also known as FODMAPS.

FODMAPS are found in the foods we eat and stand for:

Fermentable

Oligosaccharides

Disaccharides

Monosaccharides

And

Polyols

Essentially these are complex scientific terms for a collection of molecules in foods that can be poorly absorbed in the intestine. When this happens, these molecules continue their digestive journey arriving at the large intestine where they act as a food source for the bacteria that live there. This is when symptoms such as bloating start to occur as the resident bacteria ferment the molecules.

A low-FODMAP diet is designed as a temporary eating pattern that includes foods that contain very little amounts of these molecules so that any tummy upsets are alleviated and then reintroducing the FODMAPS to see which one or group is the trigger for your symptoms.

Fortunately, there are also a number of other ways to stop FODMAP’s wreaking havoc on your digestive system and improving your health overall. Dietary amino acids have also been recognised as a way to manage and improve digestive health. These amino acids help to prevent as well as treat inflammation along the intestinal wall For example, L-glutamine helps to build, strengthen and maintain a strong barrier along your digestive tract.

Our aminos are not solely designed as a product for fitness fanatics’, they are formulated so that anyone can benefit from the large range of essential and branched chain amino acids which have endless benefits for your health.

So what are you waiting for? Find out for yourself how Aminos can benefit you.