Poor Digestion Can Make You Fat

After the common cold, digestive disorders are the second most common reason for seeing a doctor. Poor digestion can have an impact on the entire health of our body and can lead to many types of illness. Digestive problems can also be a factor in obesity or weight gain. By improving gut function you can begin to restore health and lose weight in a healthy way. Symptoms Of Poor Digestion * Abdominal pain * Bloating * Flatulence * Belching * Allergies * Heartburn * Irritable Bowel * Constipation * Diarrhoea * Insomnia * Sugar cravings * Skin disorders * Nausea

Weight Gain. Healthy Eating

Underweight It is hard to define what underweight is as some people are naturally thin and perfectly healthy. Others have underlying health problems associated with their weight. There are obviously many different reasons for being underweight and it is important to address the underlying causes. Possible causes – Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa generally involve psychological and emotional issues that need to be dealt with. – Stress – can affect appetite, digestion and metabolism (the rate at which we burn up calories). It can have a huge impact on what we are able to eat in terms of time

Mindless Eating, Weight Gain & Your Health

Ever notice how quickly you can shovel away a bowl of popcorn while you’re watching a movie and not even notice the taste and texture of the popped corn, butter and salt? All too often our eating becomes a routine, and we forget to take the time to experience our food. Do yourself a favor this New Year and be more conscious of what you’re putting in your mouth every time you eat. Use all your senses; after all, they’re there for a reason! What color and shape is the food? How does it smell? If you are eating with

How can Poor Digestion cause Weight Gain?

What is Digestion? The digestive system is responsible for absorbing nutrients from our foods and eliminating waste and toxins from our body via the stool. When digestion is less than optimal you can expect a whole host of health problems including: Fatigue Weight Gain Anemia IBS Nutrient Deficiency Toxicity Brain Fog more…. If your digestive system does its job, you will breakdown your food into small nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids from protein, and essential fats (omega 3′s and 6′s). You should absorb those small nutrients (micro-nutrients) though a healthy gut lining into your blood stream. These are

Poor Digestion & Weight Gain

What you eat and how much you eat have a definite correlation with your digestion. If you find yourself gaining weight and experiencing indigestion or other discomfort, changing your eating and exercising habits can make a difference. If you continue to gain weight or have extreme digestive problems, speak with your doctor about tailoring a food plan to treat your condition. Fatty Foods Foods high in saturated fat and trans fat impede your digestive process. Fat stays in your intestinal track longer, trapping gas and making you feel and look bloated. In addition, these types of fat have high amounts

Sugar, Digestion and Weight Gain

Having a sweet tooth is far from rare – many of us love our chocolates and desserts a little too much sometimes it seems. While sugar doesn’t fare well for our teeth, it also doesn’t always fare well for our waistlines either. Sugar in moderation isn’t a problem overall but excess sugar and its digestion can impact weight gain. This impact isn’t necessarily just one that occurs from excess calories – although that is the start. Sugar calories don’t have the same effect as calories from fat or protein and this difference is something to keep in mind if you

Poor Digestion Can Make You Fat

Digestive problems are wide spread. According to Elizabeth Lipski, C.C.N., except for the common cold, digestive problems are the most common reason people seek medical advice.   Poor digestion leads to build up of toxins, which can cause: low energy levels, lethargy, abdominal pain, allergic symptoms, belching, a bloated feeling, a burning sensation after eating, chronic bowel irritation, chronic fatigue, constipation, diarrhea, gas, insomnia, joint and muscle pain, nausea, rumbling noises, body odour, white coating on the tongue, skin disorders, sugar cravings, vomiting.   Poor digestion can do more than give you a stomach ache or gas because digestion is