We are what we eat, digest, absorb and assimilate into our bodies. People digest food in stages beginning in the mouth, then in the stomach, and finally in the small intestine. At each step specific enzymes break down different types of food. An enzyme designed to digest protein, for example, has no effect on starch, and an enzyme active in the mouth will not be active in the stomach. This process is balanced through acidity; each site along the digestive tract has a different degree of acidity that allows certain enzymes to function while inhibiting others.

Complementary Treatment of Chronic Digestive Disorders with Malabsorption Syndrome Using HSOs


Reports on the use of homeostatic soil organisms in treatment of chronic digestive disorder with malabsorption syndrome. Manufacture of Primal Defense natural food supplement; Tool of physicians...



The article offers clinical information on digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) problems and diseases. Digestive and GI problems are the number one complaint of patients in the U.S. Occasionally, d...

When food becomes your enemy


The article examines food allergy or food intolerance and sensitivity. An allergy refers to a reaction from the immune system of allergic persons. An intolerance or sensitivity is usually related...

Chinese herbal treatment of CHRONIC DIGESTIVE DISORDERS


Digestive disorders are extremely common in the United States. Many Americans who consume antacids in large quantities don't even consider themselves to be suffering from a chronic digestive disorder. Flatulence, tiredness after eating, heartburn, fullness of the stomach, abdominal bloating, sharp stabbing pain, diarrhea, constipation, are common signs of chronic digestive disorders.

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