82 Ways to Heal Your Gut | Did you know that the function of your immune system, the state of your mental health, the pain or lack thereof in your joints, and even whether or not you have seasonal allergies can all be determined by one thing? Do you know what it is? And did you know you can heal it yourself? | TraditionalCookingSchool.com
The Vagus nerve. Did you know that stimulation of this nerve triggers off all your digestive processes, helping you digest and absorb nutrients better and avoid bloating, reflux and indigestion. You can trigger it using bitter foods such as rocket or by deep breathing. If you are having significant digestive issues, your Naturopath can prescribe herbs that trigger the Vagus nerve. Cool huh?
Around 60-80% of your immune system is located in your gut hence a properly functioning digestive system is essential for maintaining good health. Apart from your immune system, the gut is responsible for 90% of your body’s neurotransmitters as they help regulate the mood. GI tract problems have been linked
I loooove my kefir smoothie every morning. It's the perfect way to get a big dose of probiotics, and I can sip on the smoothie on my commute to work, while I'm doing my hair or putting away the dishes. But lately, I've been a little tired of my basic berry smoothie and decided to experiment a bit. Here's 5 of my favorites - these are SO yummy! You'll notice I switched it up a bit and experimented with kombucha, yogurt, kefir, coconut milk and even sauerkraut brine!! You know that…