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Bananas Are Very Helpful for Acid Reflux | Yoga of Eating

Updated: Jan 27, 2021

Bananas are soft , sticky , moist ,creamy and are renowned to help soothe intestinal irritation. Anger, the heat of the Summer, intense emotions may aggravate the liver thus overstimulating bile production which in turn may irritate your intestines. This could reduce the protective mucus in the GI. Bananas could help reduce and pacify this ailment with its unctuous quality. Bananas could help to stimulate mucus production in your gut, leading to an anti-acid like soothing effect for the digestive system. Note : According to Ayurveda*, Bananas are a heavy fruit to Digest. It's best to take them with some lime and / or ginger or cardamom to make them easier to digest. You can also try the recipe of the Banana Smoothie on our blog under the Healthy Recipes Section. It makes a delicious breakfast.

*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health.

Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health .

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