The 5 Most Easily Digested Foods

Give your stomach a rest and eat these foods instead
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The 5 Most Easily Digested Foods

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Digestion problems plague tens of millions of Americans. Be it acid reflux, indigestion, or irritable bowel syndrome, digestive issues are a facet of daily life for far too many people. However, certain foods are easier to digest than others, and a diet heavy in those can help ease digestive troubles. 

Yogurt

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Yogurt is loaded with good bacteria, which can keep the flora in your stomach happy and able to do its job. Just make sure that the label mentions that it contains “live and active cultures.”

Oatmeal

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Oatmeal and other forms of porridge are examples of carbohydrates that are lower in fiber than whole grains, meaning that your body will break them down more easily. While fiber is good for you, it’s not easily digested. 

White Rice

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The carbohydrates in white rice are converted into sugar far quicker than brown rice. 

Papaya

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Papaya contains a whole lot of water, and is also high in an enzyme that aids in digestion. Citrus fruits, which are very acidic, aren’t ideal for someone with digestive issues. 

Cooked Spinach

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Cooked vegetables are much easier on the digestive system than raw ones, and cooked green leafy vegetables, which are high in insoluble fiber, are the easiest to digest.