Digestive Health Signal
Optimise your digestion and gut health
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Learn More About Digestion
What is digestion?
It’s the process of breaking down food into small molecules of nutrients to be absorbed in the bloodstream for energy, growth and cell repair. It starts in the mouth and finishes once we’ve processed the food and excreted the waste. Digestion is a complex process and is often overlooked when we think about gut health.
What does poor digestion look like?
You might be experiencing acid reflux, heartburn, belching, gas, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal pains. Often, people learn to live with these symptoms of poor gut health, but these things can be easily avoided and will often worsen if untreated. As well as being uncomfortable, poor digestion can interfere with your sleep, your energy levels and everyday life. It might even get in the way of your fitness routine. Crucially, you might not realise it, but it’s possible you aren’t absorbing all the nutrients from your food either due to poor digestion, eating hurriedly or eating when stressed.
How to optimise your Digestion
What you eat will have a profound impact on your digestive health. Eating a diet that is personal to you is so important, not just for digestion but for sleep, mental health, energy, body composition and fitness. Eating a diet based on your unique DNA will enable you to optimise your digestive health, ensure you get all the nutrition from your food and feed your gut bacteria.
Hormones, vitamins and minerals
Using a simple, painless home blood kit, we test for 10 markers including thyroid, cholesterol, vitamin D3 and B12 and folate.
Fixing any issues that reside in the gut. A lack of microbial diversity in the gut has been linked with depression, mood disorders, autoimmune conditions such as eczema and asthma and even autism. It’s important to think of your daily diet as a gut health diet as well as the fuelling the rest of your body’s systems.
How you eat
The final thing is changing how you eat – the way you prepare for food, how long you take to chew, whether you prepare food yourself, the portion size, whether you use large plates or bowls, posture and how relaxed you are. The accompanying eBook will tell you everything you need to know about preparing the body for food and giving your digestive system what it needs to do its job.
I realised early on that I didn’t have to go to the gym every day, run a marathon, or change my eating habits hugely. It was just simple things. Since the first week of the program with Bodyshot I’ve not felt low for one minute.