foundations of wellness

Optimum Digestion

Digestion - Mikaela Lauren Wellness

A properly working digestive system is imperative to your health. Without it, you will not absorb the nutrients your body needs to function properly. Your gut also plays a huge role in your mental health as well as your immune system. Digestion is "the process of making food absorbable by mechanically and enzymatically breaking it down into simpler chemical compounds in the digestive tract." Now let's break down how the digestive system works. Do you know where your digestion starts? Digestion begins in the brain. As soon as you see food, your nervous system re[...]