Many dietary and lifestyle habits can improve stomach motility...

• Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Eat smaller amounts of food every two, three or four hours.

• Reduce dietary fiber and fat. Both slow stomach emptying.

• Chew food thoroughly.

• Chew sugarless gum. Do so for about one hour after eating to stimulate peristalsis.

• Take a leisurely five- or 10-minute (or longer) walk after every meal.

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