Your gut plays a key role in the overall health of your body.
It might be more than what you ate.
You'll feel lighter instantly.
Trust us, you don't want it to become a regular occurrence.
The digestive tract truly is the cornerstone to our health. The large surface area provides a barrier to a contained environment that manages exposures to food, chemicals, and infection. To mange these complex exposures, the gut is well equipped. The gut houses trillions of bacteria that make up our microbiome (referred to as the second genome) and help our bodies in the process of digestion, absorption and metabolism.
Meet Joanne Gerrard Young, holistic nutritionist, master raw food chef and well-being educator behind The Healing Cuisine, who happens to also be the Brady-Bündchen family and friends' private chef when they are in town (Joanne is based out of Costa Rica).
The epitome of health advice, drinking more water can sometimes be easier said than done. Between keeping track of your water bottle, remembering to take a drink every hour, and the constant trips to the bathroom, getting your daily quota can have you feeling as though you're sinking rather than swimming. The solution: Lemons.
Feeling gassy and bloated is NOT normal.
Citrus fruits have long been valued as part of a nutritious and tasty diet. The flavours provided by citrus are among the world's favourites, and not only does it taste good, but it's also good for us! Citrus and citrus products are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre.
Taking a look at your poop before you flush allows you be your own health detective. You can even potentially catch harmful conditions before they progress, such as parasite infection, leaky gut syndrome or even colon cancer.