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Digestive Health

Digestive Health

It is the season for grilling, picnics, and outdoor fun; in other words, hot dogs, burgers and ice cream.  Did you know getting over the counter medications for that upset stomach instead of good digestive enzymes can create imbalances of hydrochloric acid that can lead to heartburn and ulcers?

In a nutshell, there are three components to digestion:

The first component of digestion is hydrochloric acid which is mainly composed of Zinc and B vitamins.  This helps us digest proteins.  

The second component of digestion is pancreatic enzymes that primarily digest carbohydrates.  These enzymes are created with vitamins and minerals that include Magnesium, Zinc and Chromium.  

The third component to digestion is the emulsification of fats which is done by the liver and gallbladder.  The liver produces bile which is stored in the gallbladder and when we eat fatty foods, the gallbladder pushes out a large amount of bile.  One of the best ways to make more bile is to eat beets. 

Digestive Support:

Burping after eating fatty foods, this symptom is most commonly shown in people who have bile deficiency. 

Heartburn and Acid Reflux After Eating Protein, these symptoms are most commonly shown in people with hydrochloric acid deficiency.

Heartburn and Acid Reflux After Eating Carbohydrates, these symptoms are most commonly shown in people with pancreatic enzyme deficiency.

Ulcers, this symptom is commonly shown in people with H. Pylori, a bacterial overgrowth.


Contact Dr. Venuti if you experience any of these problems.  Some simple supplements could help you!

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