Healthy Digestion

Written by Norene Anderson
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Healthy digestion is a natural process. It has been corrupted through the years with poor diet, stress, lack of exercise, and bad sleep habits. Digestion is the process of breaking down food both mechanically and chemically in the digestive tract into a form that is absorbable. These chemical changes occur because of the action of enzymes. Each enzyme works in a particular environment, either acidic, alkalinic, or neutral.

In a perfect world (or body) with healthy digestion, all of this would take place consistently and provide the body with everything it needs in the process. Unfortunately, we are not in a perfect world and certainly do not have perfect bodies. Stress has taken its toll on our bodies and the environment has polluted the air and removed a large part of the nutrients from the soil that grows our food. For this reason, healthy digestion is a result of much effort to live a healthy lifestyle.

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Part of that lifestyle includes taking a daily nutritional supplement that gives the body everything it needs. There are many elements that are needed to help the digestive system work as it should. Since the majority of processed food is acidic, a supplement should be taken that is alkaline in base to give the proper balance and medium for the enzymes to work effectively.

If exercise is not included in the daily routine, it should be added as a vital part of digestive health. The body thrives on every part being used and strengthened. Proper and sufficient exercise will do wonders to facilitate healthy digestion. A good night's rest is also important. Balance activity with rest and top it off with a great nutritional supplement and you are on your way to better health.

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