Summer is almost here! The weather is warm, the kids will soon be out of school, and vacation is calling. But camping trips to cruises, all summer travels have one thing in common: they can do a number on your insides—from occasional constipation to an unexpected bout of heartburn or indigestion. Before you hit the road, here are three must-have supplements that can help safeguard your digestive system and ease your journey.‡
- Don’t forget the Probiotics
Changes in your daily routine (including travel) can upset the healthy balance of bacteria in your digestive tract, which may lead to tummy troubles and occasional constipation. A daily, shelf-stable probiotic is perfect for travel and can help maintain a healthy internal balance to support good digestion and regular elimination.‡ In addition, because up to 80% of your immune system is found in the gut, probiotics supplements help make sure there are plenty of good bacteria to support healthy immune function away from home.‡
- Natural Heartburn Relief On the Go
Something about being on vacation makes us feel a little braver than usual, and that includes trying new foods! If your adventurous side experiences occasional heartburn or indigestion, make sure your carry-on includes a daily digestive enzyme supplement to ensure more complete digestion and help relieve occasional gas, bloating and indigestion.‡ And for fast-acting, soothing relief from occasional heartburn, try a natural oral spray with soothing botanicals and herbal extracts.‡
- Daily Detox
No matter where you travel—even if your vacation is a “staycation”—your body is exposed to an overwhelming number of toxins every day. They are in the air you breathe, in your food and water, and even in many of your personal care products such as sunscreen. A natural total-body daily detox formula made with gentle whole herbs and nutraceuticals helps support your natural cleansing channels—including the lungs, liver, lymphatic system, kidneys, skin, blood and bowel (or colon) to promote healthy digestion, detoxification and elimination.‡
And one more tip: when we’re on the go, we sometimes forget to stay hydrated. Drinking plenty of purified water (at least half your body weight in ounces daily) is important for regular bowel elimination, but it also nourishes your body’s cells and tissues and even helps with appetite control. Happy (and healthy) travels!