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Of all the topics we refer to digestion is by far the most frequently referenced and for good reason. It’s an absolute foundation of health. It is literally the root system of our body. Our digestive system is as essential to our health as the root system of a plant is to a plant’s well being. If your digestion isn’t working well it’s a no go – do not pass go, do not collect $200 and miss two rounds on your next turns spent in monopoly jail. If you’re digestion isn’t working correctly then it is close to impossible for any diet to really work for you. However, if you have a powerful, efficient digestive system then you’ll find that you have a lot more dietary options and most plans will work much better for you.
Listen in as Tony, Will and Kinna talk about the fundamentals of this foundation of health. You’ll learn a ton about how to identify specific causes of common digestive issues you may be facing presently and will learn some powerful strategies for troubleshooting your digestion.
In this Episode You’ll Learn About
- The fundamental components of digestion: 1. Acidification in the stomach. 2. Bile flow in the liver/gallbladder/biliary pathway and 3. Intestinal health & function.
- The stomach’s role in sterilizing our food and facilitating the breakdown of protein.
- Bile’s role as a sterilizing agent, neutralizer of stomach acid and emulsifier of fats.
- The real cause of acid reflux usually being from bacteria in the stomach. And that that bacteria is usually able to thrive there due to low stomach acid production.
- Self tests and observations you can make to identify specific digestive issues.
- Steps you can take to improve stomach acid levels, bile flow and intestinal health.
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Show Transcriptions – Understanding Digestive Issues – Part 1
T.C. Hale is not a doctor and does not claim to be a doctor, licensed in any type of medical field. Don’t be an idiot and use anything heard on this show as medical advice. This information should be used for educational purposes only and you should contact your doctor for any medical advice. Now get off me.
Kinna: Welcome to Kick It Naturally, I’m Kinna McInroe, and I’m here with
T.C Hale, author, natural health expert, producer, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
Kinna: Yes, also tomato!
Tony: I’m not a tomato. I think that’s the word of the day today.
Kinna: Oh, tomato is the word of the day.
Tony: How many shows have we had now?
Kinna: Oh, this is going to be our 27th podcast.
Tony: Yeah, and we’ve never once had a word of the day.
Kinna: We also need to give away prizes, too.
Tony: How about a tomato?
Kinna: Yeah, we’ll send you a tomato. Uh, today.
Tony: It’s a solid plan.
Kinna: Exactly! If this is your first time hearing us today, T.C. was a touring comic, obviously he wasn’t funny though.
Kinna: Exactly! When he lost his voice for 8 years and 23 doctors couldn’t help him. So he went a little psycho researching nutrition and how the body works and now he teaches what he learned in books, movies and these radio shows.
Tony: Here’s a show.
Tony: Gives away prizes.
Kinna: Exactly, gives away tomatoes. We also have hottie patottie, Will Schmidt, today in with us. Hey, how ya doing?
Will: Good. How are you doing?
Kinna: Good. Good.
Tony: Hello, Will Schmidt.
Kinna: Will is a cool personal trainer/nutritionist here in Hollywood.
Tony: All the fancy stars.
Kinna: Yeah, he’s got fancy stars and stuff.
Tony: If someone has a show, they work with Will.
Will: Jessica Alba. No.
Kinna: Oh, Jessica Alba?
Will: No. I don’t train her. I just saw her and I’m still tripping out about it.
Tony: Uh huh.
Kinna: Yeah, I saw that update and I wanted to ask you about that.
Tony: If you talk to her again tell her that you work with the guy that was brought in and taught her how to bartend in that movie “Honey”.
Will: Honey? Okay, I’m sure she’ll remember you.
Tony: Yeah, yeah I know, but she’s like bartending and I’m like hiding behind the bar telling her how to do stuff.
Will: Oh, okay.
Kinna: Which is funny cause you don’t drink. So I don’t know how you would know how to make drinks?
Tony: I bartended for like ten years.
Kinna: Oh, wow.
Tony: I was a bottle flippy around throw fire….
Kinna: Why didn’t you tell me?
Will: Is this while you couldn’t talk? You’d just be like the mime bartender?
Tony: No, it was way before all that.
Kinna: Will, if I’d have known that I’d be making you make me drinks all along.
Tony: I know. That’s why I kept it quiet.
Kinna: Okay. All right. So if you haven’t liked us yet you need to go ahead, drop anything you’re doing, if you’ve got the kids anything, just drop them. Go onto Facebook and like us at kickitinthenuts. We’re going to post topics there every single week about future shows that we’re going to be doing and you guys can ask questions you want us to cover and we’ll cover those questions.
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