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Digestion matters

A healthy digestive system is one of the most important factors in maintaining overall wellbeing.

I’m sure we’ve all heard (many times) the phrase:

You are what you eat

Well, it’s probably more accurate to say:

You are what you absorb

Fun fact: digestion is a complex process, involving a series of important steps as our meals travel from one end to the other. These include:

  • Breaking down our food into smaller nutrient compounds
  • Which allows us to absorb and utilise what we’ve been eating
  • Which actually turns our meals into medicine

Amazing! Our bodies are amazing! As is this infographic.

You’re welcome.

If you have any questions on how you can improve your digestion, come and have a chat to me at Uclinic in Sydney or HealthWise in Brisbane. 


About Kathleen Murphy

Australian naturopath and freelance writer, based in Sydney. I love working with people from all walks of life, helping them institute changes that can become life-long health habits. I can be found at Uclinic | 421 Bourke Street, Surry Hills | Ph: 02 9332 0400 |

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