Month: January 2012

Digestion Part 3 Tips To Better Digestion

Digestion begins in the brain.  Start the meal with a positive, relaxed attitude.  Begin thinking of your meal, anticipating it, letting your mouth water, creating saliva to lubricate the food, and releasing enzymes in the saliva (amylase) that will aid in pre-digestion of carbohydrates. Chew slowly and thoughtfully.  Savor every flavor and texture.  Not only do you […]

Digestion Part 2 Enzymes “The Key”

After several blogs pertaining to digestion, you should be getting the message.  What you eat and digest is the key to your health.  Enzymes are required to digest virtually all food. Nature made a beautiful system.  Every cell contains enzymes, that when released aid in the digestive process.   Though all raw foods contain the […]

Digestion Part 1 – The Who What Why When Where and How

The digestive tract is really a simple system.  A long tube open at the top and bottom.  Food goes in the mouth, it travels along as if on a conveyor belt, nutrients are extracted, and the non usable waste is eliminated out the rear end. If you read no further, get this point: Nutrients can not […]

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