Indigestion in the Working Day

Indigestion in the Working Day

Feelings of indigestion are never pleasant. But they can be especially troublesome throughout the working day and outside the comfort of your home.

Indigestion can be felt in different ways and is usually triggered by eating and drinking. You could have any of the following symptoms alone, or in combination:

  • Heartburn – a painful burning feeling in the chest, often after eating
  • Feeling full and bloated
  • Feeling sick
  • Burping and wind
  • Bringing up food or bitter-tasting fluids into your mouth

Mild indigestion can often be helped with lifestyle changes, including:

  • Eating smaller, more-frequent meals. Chew your food slowly and thoroughly.
  • Drinking plenty of water.
  • Avoiding triggers.
  • Maintaining a healthy weight.
  • Exercising regularly.
  • Managing stress.


Digestive enzymes are naturally produced by the body to help to break down the food we eat into molecules small enough to be absorbed by the small intestine and enter the bloodstream. The body produces a range of different digestive enzymes to break down different nutrients in food:

  • Amylase – breaks down carbohydrates into simple, absorbable sugars.
  • Lipase – breaks down fats into smaller lipid molecules.
  • Protease – breaks down proteins into amino acids.

The population of live cultures in your gut reflects your dietary and lifestyle choices. Lifeplan’s Probio 20 Complete contains twenty billion live cultures from eight strains of bacteria found living in a healthy gut. This diverse biotic blend comes conveniently encapsulated with the naturally occurring polysaccharides, Inulin and Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), from Chicory Root.

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