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DIGESTING AND ABSORBING NUTRIENTS IN THE SMALL INTESTINE

HEALTH PEARL #810 The small intestine is where most chemical digestion takes place. After food leaves the almost EIGHT feet of JEJUNUM, it moves straight into the TEN feet long ILEUM.  The ILEUM also has villi, that finger-, or hair-like coating, which moves food and nutrients forward towards the colon, or large intestine. Along the […]

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DIGESTIN’ IN THE SMALL INTESTINE

HEALTH PEARL #809 The next part of our digestion involves the SMALL INTESTINE. After proteins, fats, and carbohydrates have been liquified by the acids in the stomach, and further broken down in the duodenum with the help of pancreatic enzymes and bile, GRAVITY will now lead these micronutrients into our small intestine. In the small […]

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FUNCTIONING OF OUR DUODENUM

Health Pearl #808 Last week I talked about the importance of NOT drinking in the time surrounding a meal. This week the food is totally liquefied by the stomach, and now the Pyloric Sphincter opens to move all that food into the upper part of the small intestines, the DUODENUM. The reason I like to […]

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3 HOUR SPECIAL featuring Ann Louise Gittleman & Laura Selby

A solid 3 hours of POWERFUL INFORMATION! Enjoy 1 hour of Jacobus and his research on GLA and article sharing of “Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)” Ann Louise Gittleman then joins the show for the 2nd hour to discuss her latest book “Radical Metabolism” And Laura Selby wraps the final hour discussing her Holistic […]

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Digestive Troubles – Where And Why?

Digestive problems bring many people into our store; and, although certain belly discomforts have been plaguing an individual for a long time, the solution can often be simple and long-lasting. First, we need to understand the problem; and then figure out why and where the problem originated. Food passes downward through this amazing digestive tract […]

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BOWEL BATTLES

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE PUBLISHED VERSION IN PDF-FORMAT … OR CONTINUE HERE FOR THE ARTICLE WITHOUT IMAGES: BOWEL BATTLES Searching for Answers Both prescription and OTC medications for intestinal discomfort are ever expanding. As a people we obviously have digestive problems that go way beyond what we witness when visiting a public bathroom. […]

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