How distilled water can help with digestion and IBS
A small change such as switching to distilled water can do wonders for your digestion and can even relieve the symptoms from stubborn ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome.
If you have been diagnosed with IBS or you have concerns about your regularity, then there must be a point where you have started to take more notice and consideration in your diet. Whether you’ve tried to eat more of one thing or less of another have you considered the amount of water and which type might play a bigger part than you first thought.
Drinking water will undoubtedly help those who suffer from regular bouts of constipation as it can help assist the cholesterol absorb fibre throughout the body. It has been suggested that the chemicals in tap water can assist with creating plaque causing arteries to clog and raise cholesterol.
Your gut and digestive system is filled with bacteria that are good for you. Some chemicals in tap water such as chlorine can cause damage to these healthy bacteria causing a disturbance in your system. Therefore even drinking an increase amount of tap water may not do your body any good.
By drinking more water you also facilitate a faster transportation of nutrients, hormones and vitamins from food to where it needs to go. This is important for those who suffer from diarrhoea as a lot or nutrients can be lost.
Distilled water is the purest water you can get and investing in a water distiller ensures that you can get pure water in your home for no extra cost. As there are virtually no impurities in this water it cannot upset your stomach or colon. Our water distillers are considered by many to be one of the most important kitchen appliances they own.