Digestion Archive

  • It seems that for many, breakfast can be a challenging meal. What we’ve been told to eat, and what actually fuels us are two very different things. Therefore, I am...

    Breakfast Rules!

    It seems that for many, breakfast can be a challenging meal. What we’ve been told to eat, and what actually fuels us are two very different things. Therefore, I am...

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  • Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) in the stomach is a good thing. It is necessary to help us break down our foods so that the nutrients may be adequately absorbed for use...

    Stomach Acid

    Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) in the stomach is a good thing. It is necessary to help us break down our foods so that the nutrients may be adequately absorbed for use...

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  • Hormonal: The hormones estrogen, progesterone and cortisol all play a role in maintaining bone mass. Cortisol, like cortisone and prednisone, is a corticosteroid hormone. All corticosteroid hormones accelerate bone loss,...

    Osteoporosis

    Hormonal: The hormones estrogen, progesterone and cortisol all play a role in maintaining bone mass. Cortisol, like cortisone and prednisone, is a corticosteroid hormone. All corticosteroid hormones accelerate bone loss,...

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  • Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does reduce...

    Heart Burn/Reflux

    Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does reduce...

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  • Hormonal: The responsibility for hormone production shifts from the ovaries to the adrenals during menopause. The first step to correct the underlying causes of menopausal symptoms is assessing adrenal hormone...

    Menopausal Symptoms

    Hormonal: The responsibility for hormone production shifts from the ovaries to the adrenals during menopause. The first step to correct the underlying causes of menopausal symptoms is assessing adrenal hormone...

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  • Hormonal/Digestive: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to preventing many types of headaches. Headaches are often nothing more than simply low blood sugar reaction. Weakened mucosal...

    Headaches

    Hormonal/Digestive: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to preventing many types of headaches. Headaches are often nothing more than simply low blood sugar reaction. Weakened mucosal...

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  • Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to female...

    Insomnia

    Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to female...

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  • Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood sugar...

    Overweight

    Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood sugar...

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  • Fatigue can be due to food sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, and blood sugar problems. Hormonal: Adrenal hormones and thyroid hormones regulate energy levels. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar, over-consumption of carbohydrates and...

    Fatigue

    Fatigue can be due to food sensitivities, hormonal imbalances, and blood sugar problems. Hormonal: Adrenal hormones and thyroid hormones regulate energy levels. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar, over-consumption of carbohydrates and...

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  • Female Hormone Imbalance Hormonal: Adrenal hormones that underlie proper female hormone production are the leading cause of female hormone symptoms such as PMS and menopausal symptoms. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar,...

    Female Hormones

    Female Hormone Imbalance Hormonal: Adrenal hormones that underlie proper female hormone production are the leading cause of female hormone symptoms such as PMS and menopausal symptoms. Digestive: Unstable blood sugar,...

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  • Depression Hormonal: Most depression is related to adrenal or sex hormone imbalances. Lower than normal levels of DHEA, cortisol, testosterone, estrogen or progesterone will trigger a biomechanically induced depression. Neuroscientists...

    Depression

    Depression Hormonal: Most depression is related to adrenal or sex hormone imbalances. Lower than normal levels of DHEA, cortisol, testosterone, estrogen or progesterone will trigger a biomechanically induced depression. Neuroscientists...

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  • Have you ever heard the term “You Are What You Eat”? The way you feel each and every day is a reflection of how you take care of yourself. The...

    Metabolic Typing

    Have you ever heard the term “You Are What You Eat”? The way you feel each and every day is a reflection of how you take care of yourself. The...

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  • The third major body system is based on both anti-oxidant protection and liver detoxification. These body functions are the physiological mechanisms that protect you from free radical damage and chemical...

    Body System 3: Detoxification

    The third major body system is based on both anti-oxidant protection and liver detoxification. These body functions are the physiological mechanisms that protect you from free radical damage and chemical...

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  • The foundation of good health lies in proper digestive function. All other health factors can be undermined if you don’t digest and absorb nutrients well. Assimilation of vitamins, minerals, proteins,...

    Body System 2: Digestion

    The foundation of good health lies in proper digestive function. All other health factors can be undermined if you don’t digest and absorb nutrients well. Assimilation of vitamins, minerals, proteins,...

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  • Gluten intolerance is more prevalent than recognized by conventional medicine doctors. Up to 60% of the US population suffer from gluten related health issues that are undiagnosed. Learn what symptoms are associated with Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity and what steps you can take to identify if you are at risk!

    Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease

    Gluten intolerance is more prevalent than recognized by conventional medicine doctors. Up to 60% of the US population suffer from gluten related health issues that are undiagnosed. Learn what symptoms are associated with Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity and what steps you can take to identify if you are at risk!

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