11/20/2012 10:45 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Tips For Better Digestion, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

If you have issues with indigestion, probiotics will aide in the digestion of your food. Nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krieger spoke about how your digestive tract affects your overall health and your immune system when she visited me on Mondays With Marlo. Having good bacteria in your digestive tract is important, because it helps you fight disease. Foods that are rich in fiber, like whole grains, fruits and vegetables will also help you digest. The missing link for some people is drinking enough water, since water helps flush out your system.

For more nutritious and delicious eating advice, see Ellie's tips for healthier eating:

Ellie Krieger's Tips For Healthier Eating

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