8 Foods That Can Destroy Your Stomach And Gut

Hey there! That’s a tasty looking meal you’re having. There’s sometimes no better feeling then sitting down on your lunch hour and enjoying a cheat meal. But have you ever wondered what it might be doing to your insides? In particular, your stomach? I’m totally just asking questions here. Nothing personal. It’s just that I … “8 Foods That Can Destroy Your Stomach And Gut”

Read More

Cockroach dissection – Digestive system

These are a cockroach’s dissected mouthparts. Their mouth organs, the maxilla, mandibles, and labium, are used to taste food and handle food pieces. Cockroaches use their mandibles, or jaws, to bite and chew their food. From the mouth organs, the food passes into the foregut, or esophagus. The foregut opens into a crop, where undigested … “Cockroach dissection – Digestive system”

Read More

Introduction to the Digestive System Part 3 – Intestines and Beyond – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

So after the partially digested food known as chyme exits the stomach, it enters into the small intestine. The small intestine extends from the pylorus of the stomach all the way to the cecum, which is this little pouch at the beginning of the large intestine. So it’s this little bit here. So I’ll just … “Introduction to the Digestive System Part 3 – Intestines and Beyond – 3D Anatomy Tutorial”

Read More

Can you train the gut to absorb nutrients? – Asker Jeukendrup

The gut is extremely adaptable and trainable and studies, especially in animals, have clearly shown that the gut can adapt to whatever you feed it, so if you increase the carbohydrate content of the diet, the gut will actually improve its capacity to absorb carbohydrate, and this is also true for a number of other … “Can you train the gut to absorb nutrients? – Asker Jeukendrup”

Read More

Rachel on nourishing connective tissue

I’m here with Rachel Jesson. She’s a health food specialist and she is in practice with Ian Craig who heads up our fitness column in the magazine, Natural Medicine. He wrote an article recently Rachel, ‘Nourishing your connective tissue’. Welcome. Thank you. And please explain, why nourish the connective tissue? Because it’s such a specific … “Rachel on nourishing connective tissue”

Read More

Baby’s Digestion

Did you know that the digestive tract plays a very important role in the immune system? The gut flora are a delicately balanced community of 500 different types of bacteria that live in our digestive tract and help contribute to the health of our immune system. Having healthy gut flora means having high levels of … “Baby’s Digestion”

Read More

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi live on or inside of us, and maintaining a good, balanced relationship with them is to our advantage. Together, they form the gut microbiome, a rich ecosystem that performs a variety of functions in our bodies. The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, … “How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella”

Read More