Digestive System

Your digestive system ensures that your body gets enough nutrition to sustain you and provides the energy to fulfil your daily tasks.

When your body needs energy, you feel hungry. Food enters the mouth where it is broken down by chewing and salivary enzymes. The partially broken down food particles are swallowed; peristalsis carries it to the stomach where it comes in contact with Gastric Juices or stomach acid, mostly HCL (Hydrochloric acid). The stomach massages the now broken down food as the acid continues to break it down. Once it is broken down sufficiently it is passed into the duodenum where it is doused with bile which is produced in your liver and stored in your gall bladder. The highly alkaline bile neutralizes the acidic food content and food is digested. It then passes through the small intestine, then the large intestine, into your colon and then exits your body.

With the various types of toxins present in processed foods, problems with digestion are probably one of the most common complaints. They can result in problems such as constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn and bloating. These complaints are easily treated with lifestyle measures and various nutritional supplements. However, symptoms that signal a more serious illness include sudden but persistent worsening of bowel habits, blood in your stools, unexplained weight loss and difficulty in swallowing.

 

NutriNZ MIP Colostrum: 90 CegeCaps | 80g Powder500g Powder100 Chewables

Colostrum is considered nature’s perfect food having all the natural building blocks for optimal health and vitality. MIP Colostrum helps the body utilize energy efficiently whislt also improving the Immune System. Colostrum ensures the shift of fuel utilization from carbohydrates to fats, reducing body fat in the process. Lactoferrin in MIP Colostrum enhances INS activity and reduces blood sugar levels to normal. MIP Colostrum also protects the gut lumen with the immunoglobulin contained in it.


NutriNZ MIP Day Boost: 300g Powder Blend

MIP Day Boost is an excellent source of probiotics, which help you maintain gut microbiome. By doing so, probiotics, and MIP Day Boost for that matter, can help protect you against various digestive issues such as constipation, diarrhea, bloating, etc.

NutriNZ Maxi OMEGA-3 Plus: 60 SoftGel Caps

The omega-3s found in krill oil have been shown to be tremendously advantageous in supporting healthy intestinal lining. It also works well against Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) which is associated with poor digestion, dysphagia and bowel motions. When taken in conjunction with a healthy regime and sustained dietary intake, krill oil helps the digestive system in keeping fit and healthy, while avoiding any possible inflammations and alterations in bowel habits.

NutriNZ Marine Collagen: 90 VegeCaps

Studies and research suggests that marine collagen can help heal your gut. For the same reasons collagen helps repair and grow muscle tissue, it serves as an excellent nutrient source for rebuilding the rapidly dividing cells that line the interior of the gut.

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