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food-combining

FOOD COMBINING MAY BE THE KEY FOR YOUR DIGESTIVE HEALTH – PART I (THE THEORY)

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Have you ever thought that the way you combine your food may help or worsen your digestion?

Have you noticed that some meals creates you bloating, gass, delay in you digestion?

Are you constantly constipated?

Even if you are not having obvious signs of digestive impairment you should begin considering the way you combine your foods!

Especially those who face digestive problems should take seriously the idea of how to combine their foods in each meal.

But lets start explaining the idea behind food combining…

The food combining system, as a whole, is simple More >

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10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

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1. Extra-virgin olive oil – an unrefined type of olive oil – contains a substance called oleocanthol that interferes with two enzymes (COX-1 and COX-2) involved with inflammation in the body. In fact, a 2005 study in the journal Nature found that oleocanthol inhibits inflammation in a way that’s identical to the painkiller ibuprofen.

Comment: 100% true!

2. Red wine contains a compound called resveratrol, which has been found to have both anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Scientists say the presence of this compound may help explain the so-called “French paradox” as to why More >

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Wrong Nutrition

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Many people suffer from Food Intolerance. This means their organism cannot “identify” one or more foods. I would characterise Food Allergy as a subclass of Food Intolerance. The question is: are we aware of this indisputable fact? In some cases these problems cause symptoms which are visible but in many other cases we are not able to notice. For example I’m sure you’ve heard that eggs, milk, mushrooms or other foods may cause almost instant skin allergies (inflammations etc) and it’s true. Other symptoms maybe pains (eg More >

Constipation

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The Importance of Bowel Function

The intestine is divided into two major sections: small intestine and large intestine. The small intestine is about 6 meters (20 feet) long and the large intestine has a larger width but is only 1.5 meters (5 feet) long. The small and large intestines perform different functions. The small intestine is where the most extensive part of digestion occurs. Most food products are absorbed in the small intestine. The large intestine is responsible for absorption of water and excretion of solid waste material. Food and waste material are moved along the length of the

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April 2006 – September 2006

Finally after 10 years I was about to test myself to something new. I visited a nutritionist in April of 2006. You can contact him through his website here. I was in no good condition at all. He was specialized in otolaryngology for quite some years before he began to turn his interest into alternative medicines such as homeopathy, acupuncture, Nutrition etc. He has been outspeaking for many years that he could no longer help his patients with drugs or his lance. I will never forget his first question to me: "First of all do you believe that everything More >

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