What are Digestive Enzymes? Enzymes are proteins and the catalyst to many changes going on in our body. Digestive enzymes break down our foods into simpler substances that can be more easily absorbed. Nutrients are trapped in the food we eat and our digestive system was designed to set these nutrients free, but not without … Read more
The Wyndham Centre’s tips on Digestive Health Food Sensitivities Food sensitivities are common place these days, if I tested everyone on the street I would find them sensitive to something. However, if your immune system is up, you are feeling good, and life is wonderful, you are less likely to react to those sensitivities. Solution: … Read more
Low Stomach Acid Pharmaceutical companies persuade the public to buy antacids for what their advertising calls ‘an over-acid stomach’, but the symptoms of acid indigestion and heartburn are usually caused by incomplete digestion. This incomplete digestion, as is the case in many people with IBS, is caused by too little or no stomach acid, … Read more
Your digestive system is of major importance to your general health and wellbeing. It is in your stomach and intestines that most of the work of turning your food into fuel and nourishment takes place. It is a very complicated process involving enzymes, acids, good bacteria and peptides and if they are not in balance … Read more
Are you suffering from headaches, nausea, belching, bloating, tiredness and muscle aches? Would it surprise you if I told you that it is probably caused by your gut? Your body needs to process the food you eat, strip it of its essential nutrients and eliminate the waste as soon as possible for you to feel … Read more
Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes found naturally in the juice and stem of pineapple and was first isolated from the pineapple plant in the late 1800s. It has been widely used as a meat tenderiser in the Caribbean and this is one of the reasons why pineapple is often served with gammon.