The parties of the holiday season result in overindulgences of all kinds. These tips will keep your digestive system healthy and help you avoid indigestion.
It’s the start of the holiday party season. Company parties, family dinners, and get-togethers with friends are wonderful occasions—but sometimes our stomachs feel stretched to their limits. As our stomachs cope with fat-laden hors d’oeuvres, high-calorie baked goods, eggnog, and bottomless wine glasses, how’s our digestive system to cope?
A small 2010 study showed that drinking alcohol slows down digestion after we eat a rich, high-calorie meal, but it doesn’t cause indigestion (such as heartburn, bloating, and belching). But other holiday overindulgences can lead to indigestion, for example
Avoid these high-fat appies
When bellying up to the buffet table or ordering appies at a restaurant, there are a few appetizers you should take a pass on, including
Tummy soothing tips
These tips are basic common sense, but they can help you avoid indigestion after that big party or meal.