Express Online - Overeating or feeling anxious? These are the seven 'deadly' sins of digestion

STOMACH ache and tummy troubles are among the most common health complaints and sufferers said it can affect their quality of life.

Some suffer with bloating, constipation, heart burn or cramps, but don’t know how to avoid having an upset tummy.

Cassandra Barns, nutritionist, said: “Digestion is a complex system and even small lifestyle, food and health changes can cause gut problems. Our digestive tract is not just a tube.

“It consists of several distinct parts, where different gastric processes occur, as well as various cell types are being produced. Those cells create substances including enzymes, acids and even hormones to instruct other parts of the digestive system how to ‘do their job’.