Fermentation is a process that involves the use of yeast and bacteria to break down sugar and starch converting them into alcohol or acids. The alcohol or acids act as a natural preservative and give fermented foods a distinct flavors, aromas and textures. Fermentation promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria, known as probiotics. Probiotics have […]
Digestion involves the breakdown of food into nutrients in the body which is then utilized for energy, growth and cellular repair. Your lifestyle and the foods you consume dictates the status of your digestive health. A poor performing digestive system has an impact on your quality of life since the absorption of essential nutrients will be affected […]
The performance of your digestive system determines your general wellbeing because the digestive tract plays a crucial role in the absorption of nutriments and elimination of waste from the body. A poor performing digestive tract can lead to poor absorption of nutrients, skin conditions such as breakouts and various digestive problems like bloating, cramping, gas, abdominal […]
A normal digestive system is ordinarily home to an estimated 100 trillion micro-organisms of diverse species including both the “good” and “bad” bacteria. Bacteria and other micro-organisms ordinarily have a bad reputation as disease causing , however, many are actually essential to our wellbeing since they help in the digestion of food, aid in the absorption of nutrients, production […]
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