What Are Digestive Enzymes?

What Are Digestive Enzymes

Enzymes help the body’s reactions happen easier and faster than if the enzymes weren’t present. While we have enzymes enabling chemical reactions throughout the cells of our bodies, not all enzymes are the same. So, what are digestive enzymes? What is the digestive enzymes definition? Digestive enzymes occur naturally in saliva, stomach juices, and intestinal…

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The Food-Inflammation Connection

food-inflammation connection

A more plant-centered diet helps to boost immunity and control inflammatory responses that raise the risk of chronic disease.  By Teri Mosey, PhD Many of the foods we eat—especially vegetables—can help us deal with the double-edged sword of inflammation. Acute inflammation is the good edge of the blade. It’s painful but essential because, by telling the body…

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How A Plant-based Diet Can Help Reduce Racial Health Disparities

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The coronavirus pandemic has exposed various racial health disparities in our society. This has been seen with the death rate disparities among the African American community and multiple factors responsible for this. For starters, black people have often had a lower socio-economic status for a long time. This has led to genetic diseases thriving among…

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Why Plant-Based Foods Are the Hot New Dietary Trend

Why Plant-Based-Foods Are the Hot New Dietary Trend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the plant-based food revolution at the grocery store. Plant-based food sales doubled in 2020, and it seems like the numbers will only go up in 2022. But what’s driving this new plant-based food boom? That’s what we’re here to look at. Here are 4 reasons behind the…

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