Impaired Digestion Time means
and Eventual Failure
A diet of meat and dairy products eventually disrupts digestion time and function.
Ultimately we eat food to supply cells with nutrients for increased cellular function. Intracellular activity is the engine room of health or disease. Digestion time starts in the mouth and stomach with the activity of enzymes. Starch digestion starts in the mouth with the saliva enzyme ptyalin.
Enzymes are capable of reducing the food substances we eat into simpler compounds that enter the bloodstream for transport into our cells. These enzymes are very specific in action. The protein enzyme pepsin cannot and would not act on fats, carbohydrates or lactose (milk sugar). Even with various types of sugars, a lactose enzyme would not act upon a maltose sugar, for example. Enzymes are indeed so highly specialized.
When we eat wrong food combinations and drink a lot of liquids with our meals, enzyme activity goes awry and easy digestion is no more.
Those with gastrointestinal complications then resort to digestive enzyme supplements or pharmaceuticals. In health food stores you can find so many enzyme supplement products for digestion problems.
Yet the single most critical factor that creates slowed digestion is the putrefaction and fermentation of consumed animal proteins in the form of meat and dairy products.
Flawless enzymatic actions of foods create nutrients for the cells of the body. Bacteria decompose food and protein putrefaction creates toxicities. The blood stream is the recipient of these poisons from the digestive tract instead of healthy vibrant nutrients as fuel for cellular activity. The cells go into what I will refer to as “starvation mode” and you eat again and again, never deriving full sustenance from your meals. This results in further impaired digestion time.
Some of the health issues that can occur as diseases of the digestive system are:
- Range of digestive disorders
- Bloating and gas
- Bad breath
- Foul stool
Just imagine having a bowel movement every 2-3 days and even more! That’s a powerful signal of your health being in danger.
As the years go by, continued daily consumption of animal foods for protein digestion creates ongoing fermentation, putrefaction and poisoning of your gastrointestinal system and bodily fluids. This eventually slows up digestive power and food digestion time even more. You then become lazy, tired, sick, obese and diseased.
In every continent and nation, human beings are spending millions of dollars annually on drugs and supplements to aid in the digestion of food – animal foods rich in protein.
So what is the hallmark of good health?
In my opinion…
A flawlessly working gastrointestinal system that digests natural wholesome foods easily with no distress, assimilates nutrients efficiently without pain and eliminates bodily wastes smoothly and comfortably. And I would further add: an odorless stool, little or no gas emissions, a naturally sweet-smelling breath and bodily odor.
And only adhering to a diet of the healthiest foods rooted in plant-based nutrition can help you achieve that in minimal digestion time.
After more than 20 years as a vegan, I can attest to that. Food in, wastes out. Think about it, for every meal, you ought to have a bowel movement. It's a natural design.
Putrefying animal protein foods definitely slow up your digestion time.
Disclaimer: The advice given here is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information for educational purposes only. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health care provider. All the content of this website is based upon the opinions, experiences and research of Keith F Gittens – Keithos, unless otherwise noted and is not intended as medical advice.
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