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Your Body’s Primary Defense Center Resides in Your . . . Bowels?

Where is your body’s immune system located?
When I ask my patients this question, nearly all of them tell me they aren’t sure. Some know it involves your lymph nodes or spleen.
However, very few people realize that 70% to 80% of your body’s immune cells are located in a place you might not expect: your gut.

What does your gut tell you?

By Ricci: (NaturalNews) Have you ever heard the expression, "my gut tells me...?" Many people use some form of that expression to refer to how they feel about something or the impression they get. However, in a more literal sense, what does your gut tell YOU? If you pay attention close enough to it, you'll know what it's telling you. Now it's also been said, "You are what you eat." This is true for the most part, because what you eat goes into your body's intestinal tract and all health issues begin and end there. What you eat will either contribute to good gut health or bad gut health.

What your poop says about the status of your health

By Huff: (NaturalNews) It's not exactly the most appropriate subject for your next dinner party, but poop has a lot to say about the status of your health if you're willing to listen. If you can get over the gross factor, analyzing the consistency, appearance and frequency of your bowel movements might help you identify underlying health problems of which you may not even be aware.

A natural way to improve your digestive power with cinnamon

In early civilization, cinnamon was used to treat everything from athlete's foot to indigestion. The cinnamon herb is obtained from the bark of its evergreen tree that originated from Sri Lanka. The herb has many benefits across all cultures, and researchers are still studying more of its uses in laboratories. Cinnamon aids the digestive system in different ways such as soothing the stomach, increasing metabolism, increasing appetite, and relieving gas.

Changing to a raw food diet believed to help with fat reduction, energy levels, cholesterol, digestion and overall health

Because the raw food diet is based on unprocessed and uncooked plant foods, this diet is considered to be very rich in nutrients needed for health improvement. But medical studies on raw food diets have shown some positive and negative health outcomes. Here is a resume of what the raw food diet consists of and the benefits and risks of eating raw foods.