Tag Archives: digestion

What happens when you eat GMOs?

When you eat GMO foods, does any of the unique DNA of the genetically modified organism affect you? Monsanto and other GMO companies shout NO! But the amount of DNA from food that gets past the intestines is not really … Continue reading

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Lemon juice to the rescue!

The benefits of fresh lemon juice: Do you have indigestion? Try a wedge of lemon and see if the burning goes away. If it does, you had too little acid in your stomach to keep the esophageal sphincter closed. Take … Continue reading

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Bottle feeding pathogens to baby

If you feed your baby with dry infant formula powder and other fortified baby foods, there is a risk of making your baby sick with the often fatal Cronobacter sakazakii – an environmental contaminant and pathogen that seems to only … Continue reading

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Anti – antibiotic

One of the quickest ways to bad health is through antibiotics. A new study at Stanford found a number of intestinal pathogens causing problems after antibiotic administration by actually opening the door for these pathogens to take hold. Within 24 … Continue reading

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Antidepressant malfunctions

Antidepressants work by causing a malfunction in the body’s re-uptake of serotonin. In theory, if you keep the brain flooded with serotonin it should lift your mood because serotonin has a mood-regulating effect in the brain. But, serotonin is also … Continue reading

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Medicinal Cayenne

Did you know that cayenne has a lot of medicinal value? For allergies, cayenne contains quercetin that is a natural antihistamine. The opposite of what you’d expect, cayenne has anti-inflammatory properties for the prevention of throat and nasal irritations. A … Continue reading

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Say YES to peppers!

Did you know that peppers contain a small amount of nicotine? Did you also know that eating peppers can reduce the risk for Parkinson’s disease? Peppers are in the same botanical family as tobacco. This new study came out in … Continue reading

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Enzymes for digestion

If your diet consists primarily of cooked foods then you will need to take an enzyme supplement. There are a number of good enzyme supplements available at the health food store that will relieve common digestive problems like gas and … Continue reading

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Digest this!

Your body contains more than 2,500 different enzymes. For digestion, enzymes in your saliva that are mixed into the food as you chew helps break down starches. The enzymes in your stomach start breaking down protein. When the food hits … Continue reading

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Ginger to the rescue!

Good for what ails you: Ginger Root is an awesome digestive aid. Ginger acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to sooth the gut. Ginger is also an effective weapon if you are fighting against high blood pressure. It can … Continue reading

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