Tag: digestion

A Quick Note About Enzymes

I want to provide a word of caution about digestive enzymes. Yes, they work. Yes, there are times when taking digestive enzymes might be beneficial. This may be especially true if you are eating an enzyme-deficient diet, have been diagnosed with hypochlorhydria or achlorhydria, have a fungal infection, or are over 50 years of age…

A Few Things to Consider About Bacteria

Did you know that you have more bacteria in and on your body than you have cells? It’s true. The latest evidence suggests that roughly 39 trillion bacterial cells live among your 30 trillion human cells (Crew, 2016). So, in a sense, you are not entirely you. Instead, you are a walking home to countless…

Probiotics – What You Should Know

Today (after years of destroying our intestinal flora), we are told that probiotics are the answer. This may be partially true. However, probiotics should be used with caution. Probiotics, or Beneficial Bacteria, are the highly complex, single-celled microorganisms found in the body and are considered good for the body due to their beneficial qualities. Beneficial…