As a nutritionist, I know: it all comes down to digestion. We went into detail about why digestion is so important in our Digestion 101 series, and now we’re sharing this Digestion Supporting Salad. With ingredients that promote digestive health from start to finish, this salad is obviously healthy. But the combination of flavors is…

So what happens after we have been in a drunken stupor or high on drugs so frequently that it has messed with our mind? Is it game over for us? No it’s not. Our brain is a phenomenal organ – the most complex organ in our body! In brief, the brain regulates our body’s basic…

The second organ used for detoxification is the lungs. Oxygen is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. It is possible for the body to go months without food and days without water, but only a few precious minutes without oxygen before the body suffocates.  Take a moment and focus on your…

Our digestive, nervous, and hormonal systems were designed to work together to achieve optimum health. This is what our bodies want to do! When we overload them with toxins, unhealthy foods, negative thoughts, and behaviors, these systems don’t work as well as they should and we get sick. Detoxing brings BALANCE back (ha! Remember, Whole…

The large intestine, AKA the colon, AKA the large bowel (who knew?) is where things get a little gross and the poop discussions start: you’ve been warned! But talking about the colon is so important. I can easily name 20 people among my friends and family that suffer from colitis or IBS, and it’s a…

When we talk about digestion, there are organs that the food physically passes through. There are other organs that never even see a food particle, but there’s no way digestion could happen without them. Bring in the support staff: the pancreas, the gall bladder and the liver. Each of these support organs provide substances that…

The small intestine is such an amazing organ, I could write about it for pages. But I won’t. Instead, I’ll try to capture it’s awesomeness in this single post. When coiled up, the small intestine is 15-20 feet long; if you spread it out it flat, the surface area could cover a tennis court. All…

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