The way we digest food tells us a lot about how well our metabolism is functioning.  Smooth digestion = an efficient metabolism and one that can burn fat well.   Remember: gas, bloating, heart burn, diarrhea, constipation and indigestion are not normal.  They are signs that something is off with what you are eating.  Read on to see how well your digestion stacks up.


Food enters our mouth…

At this point, not a heck of a lot of digestion is taking place.  However, our taste buds can relay messages to our brain letting us know the type of food we are consuming (is it sweet?  is it bitter?  is it fatty? etc).  This assists the rest of our digestive system in getting prepped for the food to enter our bodies.  This is also where artificial sweeteners can really throw off our hormones.  When our tongue tastes something like saccharin (a super super sweet artificial sweetener), our brain gets the message that we are eating a ton of sugar and we need to release a lot of insulin (i...

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