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Learning the Lingo to Go Green

The human instinct is to trust and believe. That’s a beautiful thing. In order to immerse ourselves in the sustainable, ethically-sourced, bioavailable world rising up

Learning the Lingo to Go Green

The human instinct is to trust and believe. That’s a beautiful thing. In order to immerse ourselves in the sustainable, ethically-sourced, bioavailable world rising up

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Feed Your Gut the Greens It Needs Over the Holidays

Especially for those with digestive issues, feasting during the holidays can be a huge source of discomfort. 

Cookies, gluten, candy, fudge, heavy dishes with red meats and sauces, eggnog, fried latkes, creamy potatoes, cheese plate after cheese plate… 

They’re all pretty much an irritated bowel’s worst nightmare. The last thing you want to experience when you’re packing double your normal activity itinerary into busy days laced with the stress of insistent merriment is an upset tummy and an extra-long retreat to the bathroom.

Get Familiar with your Gut Feelings: 4 Digestive Phases PT 2

In part one of this article, we discussed the first two phases of digestion: intake and breakdown.

Although it may seem obvious to some, most people are vastly unaware of how their digestion actually operates. And if you don’t understand the mechanism itself, fixing the mechanism is a moot point. 

(If you don’t understand what’s under the hood of your car, you could end up replacing coolant endlessly when the answer is a blown capacitor. I don’t know anything about cars — see how crazy that sounds?)

So in this post, we’re going to continue down through the digestive tract on our adult-level refresher of the system that effectively determines every feeling we have.

Dr. Pedram Shojai

NY Times Best Selling author and film maker. Taoist Abbot and Qigong master. Husband and dad. I’m here to help you find your way and be healthy and happy. I don’t want to be your guru…just someone who’ll help point the way. If you’re looking for a real person who’s done the work, I’m your guy. I can light the path and walk along it with you but can’t walk for you.