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Seventy – eighty percent of your immune system is located in your digestive system, making a healthy gut a priority for good health. Stress, as well as poor nutrition, can compromise the digestive system and break down the epithelia mucosal barrier that prevents toxins and microorganisms from entering the bloodstream. Adding digestive enzymes to your regimen may help to break down the carbohydrates, proteins and fats, improving digestion of food and absorption of nutrients. Taking a daily probiotic can also help restore balance and boost the immune system.

February 2, 2017

Clear Gut Vision

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the industrialized world, affecting over 10 million people in North America. There are two basic types of macular degeneration: […]