What’s One Man’s Meat Is Another Man’s Poison
September 4, 2012 by Bob Livingston
Many millions of people have digestion problems, and some do all their lives. How do I know? Just walk up and down the aisle of your local pharmacy or convenience store.
There must be thousands of synthetic high-profit products that reach out for your stomach. They are beautifully packaged, but most of them are worse than worthless. They are downright harmful, especially if they mask the symptoms of digestive problems.
Digestive distress is a high signal that something is bad wrong. Either you are low on stomach acid or you have food allergies.
The truth is that some foods just don’t like us. But when most foods don’t, we need to be concerned. It is not something to fool around with.
I had a doctor offer me Prevacid® a few years ago with the straightest face. Not to worry. This is what American medical schools are turning out.
It is not the good whole foods that our stomachs don’t like. It is processed foods, or so-called foods, that give the trouble. And you know what? Most folks don’t know the difference!
Gluten sensitivity is a well-known problem for many unfortunate souls. The culprit is lectins, and they accumulate until they translate into headaches, skin problems, stomach cramps, bloating, weight gain, daily fatigue, mucus buildup, joint stiffness, inflammation, belching and flatulence. These are the symptoms of the saturation of lectin in our digestive system.