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Indigestion is a term that identifies discomfort in your upper abdomen, symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, water retention, symptoms of heaviness, and sluggishness after eating.

Indigestion could indicate us to take a closer look at what foods we are eating and what meaning we attach to those foods. While it is important to have an in-depth look at what foods we are eating, it is also just as important to prioritize what foods help us feel better, but also what emotional states we are in, when we eat & cook.

Indigestion could also signify (undigested emotions) as

the stagnancy in the body. This is because your body isn't fully receiving nutrients in this stressed or stagnant state.

Lifestyle choices, emotions, thoughts, and habitual mechanisms can either regress this flow or can harmonize with the digestive currents of the body.

Such nutritional and intuitive lifestyle choices are required to heal and treat abdominal retention.

The first thing to notice emotional or habitual patterns.

When eating in states of anger, fear, shame, insecurity, and anxiety, these all can create toxic and complex issues in the lower parts of our bodies. Often when we are in these habitual states, we tend to make poor choices for ourselves. We also don't ask ourselves why we are making these choices? Ingesting food to repress or alter emotional states could be considered emotional eating.

It is always good to be aware of what emotional or intentional state of mind we are in.

It is good to ask ourselves what role food and the act of eating play in our lives.

  1. Nutrition A nourishing action.

Simple ways to reduce bloating include both a mental and physical effort.

Starting with the ideology of intentional eating, in ways that will benefit our bodies.


  • Choosing foods that your body naturally digests.

  • Detoxing the body.

  • Treat your body with love, and ask yourself “what would a person that loves themselves do?”.

  • Educate yourself about the healing components of food and how powerful plants and vegetables actually are.

  • Finding healthy ways to release and listen to our emotions both physically and mentally.

  • Ditching foods that irritate or create inflammation in the body.

  • Stop it with antibiotics & harshly produced medications, these medications are designed to kill harmful bacteria, but also all the healthy bacteria, such as probiotics, and microbes that help us digest our food.

  • Follow your own intuitive guidance system (usually that little voice in the back of our heads, we know is right but decide not to listen to.)

  • Study and pay attention to your body. This could look like keeping a food journal or paying attention to how your body feels after ingesting

certain foods.

  • Following ayurvedic nutrition, guides can be really helpful when intending to attune to a highly individualized health plan.

  • Using more spices, pungent and bitter foods, such as cilantro, parsley, turmeric, curry leaves, fennel seeds, ginger, Brussel sprouts, and asparagus, can all help program the digestive fluids.

  • Probiotics such as kombucha, yogurt, and kimchi (fermented foods) are all foods that are easily digestible.

  • Use high-quality fruits and vegetables, such as organic produce to create meals that harmonize with our natural archetype.

  • Teas in the morning and after each meal can be quite supportive, as the warm liquid helps the body flow. Teas like Peppermint, Ginger, Gentian root, Fennel, Angelica root, Dandelion, Senna, and Marshmallow root are highly favored.

The truth is that food is medicine.

The body will always favor and coexist with natural and organic nutrients (both physical and nonphysical). The result of sovereign intention and attunement to our own bodies can be the most empowering and healing thing we can do for our bodies.

However, it is always advised to consider your own values and truths when receiving diverse information.


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