Digestive Health

Enzymes

Having Digestive Problems?

papaya is full of natural enzymesRaw foods come with their own supply of enzymes, which are essential for digestion and for life itself. But most people eat overcooked, pasteurized, irradiated, over-processed foods, this can lead to digestive problems. Also, as we age, the enzymes produced …read more

Seasonal Digestive Health

Seasonal Digestive HealthEnzymes support proper digestion – but do we have enough to do the job? They are instrumental in helping to break down and utilize the nutrients from fats, carbs, proteins, sugars and fibres in order to produce energy for the body. While enzymes are found in raw food, there are only enough to digest that particular food and many of us do not …read more

Stomach Acid

Stomach Acid – an Overlooked Digestive Aid

stomach acidAlmost everyone has experienced an upset stomach due to improper eating, at one time or another. Yet, chronic indigestion affects millions of people every day. Let’s begin with a few facts, relevant to Canadians. More than 20 million cases of digestive disorders are reported each year, resulting in lost productivity and health care costs …read more