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Stress, Digestion, Weight and Overall Health

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I’m sure you’ve heard that stress can make you sick and affect your overall health, but do you ever wonder exactly how that happens? One of the main ways is that it affects our gut and our ability to digest nutrients from our foods.

Digestion, when all goes well, is basically the breaking down of food into important nutrients that is absorbed and used by the body. Our bodies use these nutrients to support immune function, to detoxify and eliminate toxins from the body, and to provide energy for daily life.

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