After drinking milk, do you feel bloated or achy? Milk triggers energy slumps in many of us because it’s loaded with two tough-to-digest compounds: casein, a protein, an lactose, milk sugar. The good news? Having to pass on milk doesn’t mean you have to go dairy-free. Yogurt, buttermilk, sour cream and hard cheeses such as cheddar and swiss are made with fermented milk. Fermentation breaks down casein and lactose, making both more digestible. I’d like to mention, despite soy’s healthy reputation, it can cause food sensitivities. “Poorly digested soy protein can cause cellular inflammation which affects the immune system, thyroid and more,” writes Ellen W. Cutler D.C., author of Live Free from Asthma and Allergies.
Something to help her diet– Jenny (below) switched from devouring a heavy afternoon candtbar from the office vending machine to yogurt and blueberries. Blueberries contain pigments responsible for their color and also reduce fat storing and activate genes that regulate belly-fat burn! Congrats to Jenny!