Side Effects & Signs/Manifestations of Having Low Stomach Acid

In relation to yesterday’s post, I thought it was important to highlight some of the signs and side effects of not having enough/any stomach acid. -your hair/nails aren’t growing properly. -you feel knackered, a lot. -when you eat meat or animal products, it feels like food just gets stuck in your gut for ages –…

Stomach acid 101

Did you know that when we eat a meal which contains protein, our body sends a hormonal signal to the stomach to start releasing a highly acidic solution in order to chemically digest our meal?⠀The acidity content of our stomach acid is so high, that if it was exposed on to your skin, it would…

‘Why am I experiencing sluggish digestion/constipation?’Areas to examine: part 3

9) You drink too much coffee/shouldn’t be drinking it.⠀Coffee dehydrates the intestines. Your bowels need water to get things moving.⠀Opt for a tea (caffeinated or not).⠀10) You eat too many hard/dehydrated foods which are difficult to break down and they rot in your gut.⠀Crisps, bread, crackers, biscuits. These are the worst offenders.⠀Foods like papaya, kiwi…