1. Stay away from sugar and other common food allergens that affect you. The most common food allergens are corn, wheat, dairy, soy, and sugar.
2. Keep a food journal and mark down the things that you find are sensitive.
Pinpoint your trigger foods.
Make a list of food sensitivities and put them on a 'no-no' list.
- Schedule your meals and don't snack or graze between them. Eat small meals (for example, 8 oz. of carrot juice or one or two apples) at least two hours apart.
- Eat in a mealtime setting only
- Prepare your meal, then sit down to enjoy it.
- Put on your plate what you plan to eat and don't add anything.
- Weigh your plate. Find the amount of food that makes you feel best and consistently put that amount on your plate.
5. Exercise a minimum of 30 minutes each day - working up to an hour ideally. It is essential for a healthy digestive system.