Gut Biology And Health
What is the science behind how the gut works? How it functions & its importance is fascinating & necessary in understanding what can we learn from the gut.
There are so many interesting things about how our gut microbiome works in our bodies, from helping us to digest foods, to strengthening our immune system, to helping us regulate our mood and hormones. But how does it all work in tandem?
Can Food Combinations Make You Sick?
Does food combining matter? Knowing the foods you eat at one time can affect the digestion of the other foods as well. Is there simple food combining?
The complete digestive process uses many specific kinds of enzymes that digestive specific kinds of foods and specific kinds of meals. Some enzymes thrive and work best in an acidic environment and some work best in an alkaline one.
Raw Vegetables Digestion Problems
Do vegetables help digestion. If someone has issues, the question most want answered is which vegetables do you eat for digestion, raw or cooked?
As mentioned in a previous post, water found in many foods benefit our body not only in keeping us hydrated, but by also helping us with our bowel movements. When our body breaks it down, fresh fruits and vegetables that have a significant water content are perfect foods for our digestive system to utilize for energy. On top of that, they are often the ones that have the most nutritional content and can hydrate our bodies the most.
Exercise To Increase Digestive Power
What's the best way to eliminate waste from the body. In order to find that digestive power increase, you might need to begin an exercise routine.
If you think about it from a physiological standpoint, getting around and actually moving would, in tur, create movement in the bowels, and that in turn, promote the excretion of waste in the body. But what kind of movements are important?
Body System Eliminate Waste
Do you understand the importance of eliminating body waste? Eliminating waste from the body is the key to reducing toxicity and chronic inflammation.
I think it's time to begin a healthy discussion about how we all should be looking to actually remove food waste from our system. To have a meaningful discussion about that, rather than look at what the process of eliminating bowel movements is, we should look at how healthy gut flora can heal your digestive system and help your body naturally eliminate the wastes that have been accumulated.
Digestion And Energy Levels
There are 3 issues of a poor digestive system; all relate to the elimination of foods and the problems with it. Here are the digestive problem symptoms.
When your digestive system is not running efficiently, there are 3 main concerns that can happen as a result. These are:
1. Loss of energy
2. Lack of nutrition absorption,
3. Clogged lymphatic system.
Is A Vegan Diet Better?
With all of the attention on specific diets and specific foods within those diets, it's normal to question whether things like the vegan diet or lifestyle is actually health? It really doesn't matter if you break it down by philosophy or by what you may have read in the newspaper, it comes down to whether or not the foods you eat help you get to an ideal weight.
Is it possible for you to be feeling your digestion? Making huge (and better) changes to your gut health requires a lot of self awareness about nutrition.
So how is it possible to be self aware to improve digestion? In this episode of The Mental Minute, I explain how to better understand how your digestion feels. When's the last time you've asked how to be thankful for the nutrition? It may be the key.
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Heartburn Acid Reflux Remedy
For those of you with heartburn, indigestion, or acid reflux, you know that it can be painful and difficult to control. The way most people handle it is by first of all, assuming that it is caused by the body producing too much stomach acid and therefore, over-the-counter medications or Tums will solve the problem.
So how do you go about solving the issue, or is it even solvable? It's not unusual for pregnant women to have a severe bout of acid reflux, but is it caused by the same thing in everyone else? There is always the determinate factor of to take over-the-counter medications or simply live with the pain. How could this be? Did you know that the solutions the pharmaceutical industry says will provide relief actually might make the problems worse.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.