Digestion is the process by which food is mechanically and chemically broken down into small parts that the body can absorb and incorporate.
The main purpose of the digestive system is to break down the food you eat and absorb nutrients from it. Digestion plays an important role in health. Symptoms of digestive issues can include:
Ways to help aid proper digestion include:
Discomfort above the belly button may mean that there is difficulty breaking down food. A supplemental aid for proper digestion such as Advanced Digestive Enzyme Formula can support the digestive system.
Healthy Fact: Food allergies or sensitivities may also contribute to issues with digestion. Request an IgG food sensitivity/intolerance test from an integrative practitioner. Removal of sensitive foods can lead to freedom from bloating, gassiness, and many other symptoms affecting the digestive system.