Our health and most of our immunity are in our gut. When we don't eat what our bodies need, we open the door for overall disharmony. Foods such as refined carbohydrates, processed foods, and sugar, stress, antibiotics, and infections can all lead to instability in the intestines.
To become healthy or to maintain health, you want to start by correcting the unstable environment in the digestive system.
You know the phrase, "You are what you eat." If you continue to eat an unhealthy diet, you can only expect to live an unhealthy life. If you already suffer from digestive issues like heartburn and bad digestion, these are red flags that you need to pay attention to what you eat.
Adopting a healthy diet can be easier than you think. You don't want to be in pain after you eat. Food is meant to rejuvenate and fuel your body, not slow you down.
Eat more of the foods that become alkaline in the body which will neutralize any acids that may cause damage to the intestines and the rest of the body.
We also have Graviola (soursop) products in stock. The fruit Graviola contains soluble and insoluble fibers, which helps with regular bowel movements and a healthy metabolism.
All of these nutritious foods will start building up “good” bacteria in your gut. Good bacteria is responsible for efficient digestion and for keeping the bad bacteria under control.
Now if there is an imbalance, probably due to antibiotics, stress, or bad food choices, then you may have insufficient good bacteria. You want to restore the balance of the gut flora by adding more “good” bacteria through probiotics. You can get probiotics into your body by:
Consider too introducing prebiotics into your gut. Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber compounds found naturally in many foods, including wheat, corn, bananas, raw garlic, raw artichokes, and honey.
The prebiotics passes through the upper part of the digestive tract without being digested. Once they reach the colon, they are fermented by the gut's microflora. Prebiotic compounds then become nutrient sources or “fuel” for the beneficial bacteria that live in the gut. Experts recommend introducing probiotics and prebiotics at the same time.
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