tune up your digestion...

A good digestive tune-up will require probiotics, digestive enzymes and magnesium supplementation.

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that belong in your digestive tract. Medication, stress, travel and illness are amongst many factors that can contribute to a deficit of these friendly flora.

Digestive enzymes are catalysts for the digestive process, breaking food apart into usable nutrients. Many factors affect the supply and capability of your own digestive enzymes, so supplemental enzymes play an essential role in your GI tract tune-up. Make sure you take them with you when you travel and when you eat things you don’t normally consume.

Magnesium is a natural anti-stress nutrient. When we are stressed the body focuses its efforts away from digestion, which can lead to digestive complaints and constipation. Magnesium is found in the whole form of many foods, including grains, beans and greens. Your digestive tune-up, however, requires adding quality supplemental chelated magnesium. This is especially important if you are taking a calcium supplement.

The Importance of Pre-biotics
Prebiotics are a form of dietary fibre that we humans cannot digest. They do, however, act as food for probiotics (beneficial microflora in the gut), enhancing their growth and thereby indirectly improving the body’s immune system and promoting our good health and well-being! Natural food sources for prebiotics include: chicory root, onions, leeks, garlic, legumes, whey, Jerusalem artichokes, tomatoes, asparagus & bananas.

» Recommended Digestive Aids: Pre & Probiotics, Magnesium Citrate, Bromelain & Papain, Baobab, Absorbade.
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