We have all heard the phrase, "You are what you eat." Well, I believe that is only partly true. I think a more accurate phrase would be "You are what you eat, digest, and absorb." I am only going to address "eat" and "digest" in this post. Absorption information can be found in my leaky gut blog.
(As a side note, I would also like to say that it is possible to add to this phrase by including "You are what your body cannot detoxify." But this would need to be talked about in an entirely different blog post. Credit for where I learned that concept needs to be given to Dr Kevin Conners).
Ok, so, let's break down the phrase: "You are what you eat, digest, and absorb." Eat, Digest, Absorb.
To begin with, if we want to live in optimum health, we must choose foods that will nourish the body with plenty of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. We also need proteins, fats and carbohydrates. Although, everyone is unique in the pe...