eMost people (including the old me), do not know that there is a direct link between the state of your digestive system and your overall health. In fact, many people don't even realise how important the gut actually is.
The majority of your immune system is in your gut. Therefore, if your gut is unhealthy, your entire body is unhealthy. For example, as I have mentioned in my 'About me' page that I have overcome a myriad of health issues when I restored my gut.
Take from it what you may, but it's been shown that 9 out of 10 people who have autism also have a gut imbalance such as leaky gut and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), or have a high amount of bad bacteria in the gut.That's a monumental finding! Imagine if your own health issues are a result of your gut health, and imagine how great you could feel if you fix your gut.
To understand how smoothies play a role in gut health, you have to know the causes of gut imbalance. The first is an overworked digestive system.
Just like you need a break from work, so does your digestive system. Imagine how you would feel if you worked 24/7. You'd feel like complete crap, as does your digestive system it you don't give it a break. Smoothies allow your digestive system to rest while still giving it the nutrients it needs. Allowing your digestive system to rest also conserves tons of energy.
The benefits of super smoothies!
Everyone asks me the same question - "Why are smoothies so flippin' awesome?" Smoothies are miraculous in so many ways. They are:
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Hi, I'm Carolyn Lindrea, Health Coach, Fructose Malabsorber, Yogi, and founder of 'The FODMAP Friendly Tea Co'. Here you will find Information, Inspiration and Motivation to achieve a Healthy and Happy Lifestyle!