We all know that exercise is good for us. It helps us lose weight, gives us more energy and overall it makes us feel good about life. Exercise is also important for digestive health. However, we are living in an age where many people are taking no exercise at all and they are paying for this with poor health.
The Digestive System Functions
Your digestion is a very complex ecosystem. It is responsible breaking down food, absorbing nutrients into your cells and eliminating waste. If any of these essential functions are compromised or they breakdown, it will not only affect the digestive system, but your whole body.
Many health experts, nutritionists and doctors believe that all diseases begin with an unhealthy digestive system. So for this reason, we should do all we can to maintain its health.
Unfortunately, many of us are leading sedentary lifestyles that involve little to no exercise and eating a diet containing unhealthy junk foods.
These two lifestyle habits will eventually damage your digestive system. Junk foods are full of saturated fats that are hard to digest. They clog up your colon causing common digestive disorders such as constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
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When the world speaks of health, it uses words like health of the economy, the national debt, or whether the Euro will survive. The health of people, although it is one hand clapping, is a proposition that is not affordable. The truth is that if the Congress found a way to afford to give free healthcare to everybody in the US or each person on the planet for that matter, the world would no closer to establishing real health than it is today. The situation would still be a hand needing a glove.
I was born on a farm as the son of a dirt farmer. My mother and father were young and busy being young. In the early years, they outsourced to my grandmother. She taught me something about health.
Miss Mamie, as my grandmother friends called her, was deaf in both ears from a medical accident when she was younger and nearly blind. Every Sunday, She would drag me to the little white church down the road for Sunday school and the eleven o’clock sermon.
We would sit there in the pew with the dusty dirt floor while the minister delivered his revelation. I would watch her and …