Your gut is pretty awesome: it hosts a majority of your immune system and is responsible for breaking down and absorbing nutrients from the food you eat. Read on to learn how to keep this amazing machine in good shape.
The glorious symphony that is food digestion doesn’t always happen without a hitch. Illnesses, conditions and lifestyle factors can disrupt proper digestion and lead to further problems, such as GI distress (diarrhea, constipation, pain and bloating), malabsorption, stomach discomfort and ulcers.
Chronic inflammation can be very damaging and even destructive, and many now believe that inappropriate and out of control inflammatory responses underpin most chronic disease today, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer.