• Eat food that is easy for the body to digest and absorb. Eat moderately and take in food keeping in mind all kinds of tastes
  • Water aids digestion and thus should be consumed generously. But drink less with meals so that it does not dilute the hydrochloric acid in the stomach and interferes with food assimilation.
  • Chew food thoroughly to enjoy the taste, restrict excess intake and massage digestive acupressure points in the mouth and jaw.
  • Carbohydrates should form 60 % of the daily diet for proper functioning of the body and regular supply of energy to the body.
  • Excess protein in the body is used for energy conversion during low-carb diet intakes. Protein aids in cellular growth and repair.
  • Minerals are vital for the body metabolism. Iron is required in hemoglobin, iodine for thyroxin, calcium for stronger bones, and sodium to transmit nerve messages.
  • Consume food at body temperature to safeguard the digestive tract. Cold food tampers with the lungs, liver and gall bladder whereas hot food can injure the stomach, spleen, pancreas, small intestine and heart.