Gastrointestinal System Facts

Gastrointestinal System Overview     Digestion is the complex process of turning the food you eat into nutrients which the body uses for energy, growth & cell repair needed to survive.  The digestion process also involves creating waste to be eliminated.  The digestive tract (or gastrointestinal tract) is a long twisting tube that starts at the mouth & […]

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Lungs Facts

Lungs Overview   The lungs’ main function is to help oxygen from the air we breathe, enter into our red blood cells.  Red blood cells then carry oxygen around the body to be used in the cells found in our organs and tissues.  The lungs also help the body to get rid of Carbon Dioxide […]

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Detoxification Facts

  Detoxification Overview     Toxic substances are everywhere: in the air, the foods that we eat, the soil that grows crops, water that we drink & the medications we take, etc. These toxins are one of the root causes of our modern-day diseases.  Aches & pains, autoimmune disorders (Eg: multiple sclerosis & lupus), chronic […]

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Glycemic Index And Glycemic Load Facts

  Originally, nutritionists believed that starchy carbohydrates like bread and potatoes were “Complex” and because of this took longer to be digested and absorbed than “Simple” sugars like sugar.  It was reasoned that these “Complex” carbohydrates would then produce smaller rises in blood sugar levels than “Simple” carbohydrates, which were thought to cause a surge […]

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