If you experience digestive issues, like many do, it is important to get to the root cause of why you are having digestive issues. It could be something that is short lived and your digestive system is restored to health, but sometimes something deeper is going on, such as a bacterial or parasitical infection. Various lifestyle factors can increase your risk for digestive diseases. Smoking cigarettes, drinking too much alcohol, eating too much dietary fat, getting inadequate dietary fiber or fluids, having stress, and lacking exercise can all contribute to digestive disease.
Why is digestion important?
Digestion is important for breaking down food into nutrients, which the body uses for energy, growth, and cell repair. Food and drink must be changed into smaller molecules of nutrients before the blood absorbs them and carries them to cells throughout the body.
What Happens When Food Is Not Digested Properly
If undigested food particles are too large to pass through the mucosal barrier and into the bloodstream, these particles will putrefy, (rot, spoil), in the intestines, and could be absorbed into the blood. What can result from poorly digested food are food intolerances, autointoxication (severe bowel toxicity), inflammation, fibromyalgia, joint and arthritic pain, skin issues, dermatitis, psoriasis, migraines, foul body odor, IBS, gastritis, colitis, Crohn’s disease and several other conditions.
Getting the picture? Do you see how important proper digestion is, as well as the importance of enzymes and the various stages of the digestive process? All health begins in the gut. Almost all dis-ease involves the gut.
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