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The effects gained in consuming Probiotic Billion have been enjoyed almost immediately by some of our customers. Hi Dr John, Please could you help me. If you see something here that you think I should reconsider or study further, let me know. It will be awhile before I know if dairy was a problem. Regular cleansing can help one maintain optimal digestion. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Vita Balance Inc and its affiliates from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Vita Balance Inc sites or any breach by you of this agreement.
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I am having issues with all spices and ginger, fennel, onion, sweet potato, shellfish and garlic. They either give my stomach issues, cause insomina, or make my heart palpitate harder. All of this started this year. I had my stomach baterica tested, i didnt have basically any good bacteria or bad. Is there a reaction you think between thr lack of any bacteria and these items?
I am into cooking so always have those 5 spices in my kitchen. Hi Jen, Gentle Digest can be a wonderful supporter for assisting the bodies natural ability to create digestive enzymes. Hi Lucy, thanks for the question. In general, they are fine for most people. Many doing the CO Cleanse do not have a gallbladder and tolerate the herbs well. Make sure to eat as many foods from this list as possible: Hi John , if I take also tea of licorice and marshmallow roots..
Can they both your gentle digestion formula and the tea be taken before meal? Many thanks for your advise. John, Are the seeds best cooked in the food or taken raw? In your formula are they raw? Many thanks for all the valuable information you put out! Hi Filipa, Thanks for your question. In our formula they are dried, powdered, and encapsulated. So yes, they are raw. Slow simmering like in many traditional Indian dishes also delivers the benefits to your food and your body.
You are on the right track, and why not let your food benefit your health?! Do we need to use the seed? Of the 5 the only one that is a seed is fennel. Any formula for putting them together? Thanks for your question.
Yes, we do have a formula called Gentle Digest that puts these digestive herbs together conveniently for you. The seeds of fennel, cumin, coriander, and cardamom complement the ginger root to help with optimal digestion. I am not sure where you got the idea that only fennel is a seed.
I generally follow an Ayurvedic diet and cook with these spices all the time. My 7 year-old son is having digestive troubles, belly aches after eating and almost all of the time he reports having a sore belly.
He does not have much of an appetite and it is obvious to me that his agni is low. I can tell him to drink more during his school day, yet he is a vata-type child and he forgets. Giving him herbal combinations, like triphala and trikatu, is the equivalent of subtle torture to him. I mix the powders with honey and have a glass of juice ready to wash it down. He eats kichadi about twice a week. Do you have any other recommendations for helping him to increase his fire and improve his digestion?
Just wondering if the carom would be compatible with your Gentle Digest formula? Maybe I can just use them separately or rotate them. Many have weird allergies, and think why did God send me this torture?
Fortunately, as always it is your fault! Should not have trusted your magician with that toxic shot! So not to leave you in despair, there is a solution. Explain that the small dish is like your mouth. Begin to cut the sandwich into bite-size pieces, explaining that the scissors are acting like your front teeth, which are designed for cutting. Pour in a small amount of water.
This is the spit. Add about a half cup of milk. Peanut butter sandwiches can be a bit dry, you know. Use the masher to mash the food and drink, explaining that the masher is like your back teeth which are designed for grinding up the food. Once the sandwich and milk resemble slop, empty it into the quart size bag which you can explain is like the stomach.
You may dump it directly in the bag, or through a wide-mouth funnel to stand in as the esophagus. This process required an extra set of hands, thus a lack of photos for this step! Add a little Coke. Explain that the stomach has chemicals acids that break down the food.
Saliva also works on food break down as do other enzymes and bile added in the small intestine--given the age of my son I kept it simple. You could certainly add a little green food coloring and talk about the liver, gallbladder and bile Using your hands mix the food and Coke in the bag.
Explain how your hands are working like the muscles in the wall of the stomach mixing and churning this slurry. This is when it starts looking a little gross.
Depending on your audience you could pause here and mention the process of vomiting. Now the food is ready for the small intestine. Have your basin ready and pour your slurry into the nylon.
Liquid will leak out through the material. You can explain that the fluid is like nutrients your body is removing from the food in the small intestine.
Feel free to squeeze a little for effect. We also have nerves that control the digestive system. We have nerves within the GI tract that are triggered when there is food present, and this allows our digestive system to work properly.
According to the ideas of Eastern medicine, exercise and a healthy diet can benefit the body only if the spleen is able to transmit nutrition and energy to the muscles, and a person with deficient spleen function will often experience weakness and fatigue. It separates usable and unusable fluids that we consume daily. The spleen has the power to transform food and liquids into energy , which is then transported to our organs and enables the proper function of our entire body — this is why the spleen is seen as playing a central role in nourishing our bodies and promoting development.
When you swallow, your food pushes into the esophagus, the muscular tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach. Once swallowing begins, it becomes involuntary and proceeds under the control of the esophagus and brain. Spleen — The spleen is a brown, flat, oval-shaped lymphatic organ that filters and stores blood to protect the body from infections and blood loss.
It helps fight infection and keep body fluids in balance. The spleen is in charge of cleaning impurities from the blood, destroying old red blood cells and storing blood in case of emergency, such as an injury. Stomach — The stomach acts as a storage tank for food so that the body has time to digest large meals properly.
This central organ not only holds the food, it also works as a mixer and grinder. The stomach contains hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes that continue the digestion of food that began in the mouth. Enzymes and acids mix with the food that has already begun to break down in the mouth and esophagus, and it turns into a liquid called chyme. Hydrochloric acid is a clear, colorless and highly pungent solution of hydrogen chloride in water. Liver — The liver is the second largest organ in the body, and it has many different functions.
But the main function of the liver in digestion is the production of bile and its release into the small intestine.
The liver makes and secretes bile, which helps enzymes in the body to break down fats into fatty acids. After we absorb nutrients through our small intestines, it then enters the bloodstream. This blood is sent to the liver for filtering and detoxification. The liver has the amazing ability to break down and store amino acids, synthesize and metabolize fats and cholesterol, store glucose, detoxify the blood and regulate our internal functions.
The gallbladder sits just under the liver and stores bile that is made in the liver, which then travels to the gallbladder through a channel called the cystic duct.
The gallbladder stores bile between meals, and when we eat, the gallbladder squeezes bile through the bile ducts, which connect the gallbladder and liver to the small intestine. Pancreas — The pancreas is a spongy, tube-shaped organ that is about six inches long.
It secretes digestive enzymes into the small intestine, and this completes the chemical digestion of foods.