Have you ever wondered where the “5 a day” comes from?
It may seem that we don’t have much influence on the whole process of digestion, but actually we do. There are several things we can consider and focus on to improve our digestive capability.
Here’s an interesting fact, digestion actually starts in the brain, not in your mouth. And once you do start eating, it takes anywhere from 24 to 72 hours for the food to move through your digestive track.
The autoimmune protocol (AIP) is an elimination diet that has been specifically designed to help those who suffer from autoimmune diseases or other chronic conditions, including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
Sometimes losing weight isn’t just about burning more calories than you eat. There are many factors that influence our metabolism and it’s not only about how much we eat but what we eat and when it eat it too.
Many medical and psychiatric conditions have been reported to be more prevalent in children and adolescents with ASD. These include seizures, sleep disorders, allergic disorders (asthma, nasal allergies, food intolerances), gastrointestinal problems (constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea, and/or nausea lasting three or more months) and more.
When our gut flora is healthy, beneficial bacteria and microbes flourish and control the harmful ones. However, an imbalance in gut bacteria composition can be potentially harmful and lead to bloating, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, IBS, diabetes, autism, autoimmune diseases and allergies.