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How to digest food better 4

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Stress

How do you digest food better? Minimize stress. It has been estimated that we have a 100 times more stress than our grandfathers. One of the main causes of low stomach acid is stress. So, how do you digest food better? Minimize stress, and you will digest food better.

The better body

How do you digest food better? And how do you get a better body? If you want a better body, what counts is not just what you eat, but how you eat what you eat, and how you digest what you eat. You need to digest food better. So, how do you digest food better? You will digest food better, if you pay attention to what you eat, how you eat what you eat, and how you digest what you eat.

The foods you eat

How do you digest food better? You always have a choice. Choose foods, for example fruits, that are easy to digest. Avoid foods, for example red meat, processed meats, hydrogenated fats and gluten, that are hard to digest. So, how do you digest food better? Eat foods that are easy to digest, and you will digest food better.

The HCl deficiency

How do you digest food better? The issue is, most of us don't have enough HCl. The issue is, if you don't have enough HCl (to convert pepsinogen to pepsin), then it doesn't matter if you eat 3 grams of protein, or 300 grams of protein, because most of it will remain undigested. So, how do you digest food better? Take an HCl supplement, and you will digest food better.

The myth of too much HCl

How do you digest food better? Stop taking antacids. Why? Because It's a myth that heartburn is caused by too much HCl. In reality, heartburn is caused by a malfunctioning muscular valve that guards the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). If the LES is working, then no amount of stomach acid will cause any heartburn. But, if the LES is malfunctioning, then even a small amount of HCl will cause heartburn. So, how do you digest food better? Stop taking antacids, and you will digest food better. Take an HCl supplement, and you will digest food better.

The need for HCl

How do you digest food better? Once the food passes through the esophagus, it goes into the stomach. When the stomach is stretched, it's a signal to your body to release gastrin and HCl. The gastrin is also important for the breakdown of protein, because the gastrin triggers the release of pepsinogen. However, the pepsinogen cannot convert to pepsin — the enzyme that breaks down protein into amino acids — if there is insufficient HCl. So, how do you digest food better? Take an HCl supplement, and you will digest food better.... Continue reading >