Understanding pH Levels

Sometimes the body is very acidic, which causes the nerves to become more sensitive to pain. If you eat the standard American diet, chances are you are too acidic. If you are too acidic, it can adversely affect several bodily functions, including your nervous system, which controls everything. Other types of vinegar stay acidic when…

The Vinegar Experiment

Humor me. Try an experiment. This might work for some of you. Drink some raw, organic apple cider vinegar. It will promote good digestion because it’s rich in enzymes and potassium. It also helps to support a healthy immune system by keeping the pH level in an alkaline state. Did you know that in 400…

The Enzymes of Digestion

So, back to digestive enzymes. Protease breaks down proteins into something called amino acids, so we can absorb them. Once they’re absorbed, they get “reassembled” into different things, and enzymes play a key role in that process as well. While some enzymes break down food, others act kind of like matchmakers. The matchmaker enzymes say,…

Absorbing Your Fats

If you’ve had your gallbladder removed, it’s very important that you are careful about what types of fats you eat because you don’t have this reserve of “dish detergent” to break the fats down properly. It’s vital that you stay away from “difficult to digest” fats such as hydrogenated oils, animal fats, trans fats, even…