Digestion doesn’t just take place in your stomach. The pancreas produces a large portion of your digestive enzymes, as does the small intestine, stomach lining, liver, and saliva glands (digestion begins in the mouth, after all). But these enzymes do not digest food -they actually digest nutrients.
It’s February, and that means it’s American Heart Month. At the same time, it’s also Black History Month. Ironically, with heart disease being the #1 killer in the United States, the risk is even higher for Black Americans.
So, it seems to be that no matter what your background is…especially here in the “US of A”, heart disease is truly a serious matter.
It’s getting warmer out there!
For many of us, this incites fond memories of picnics, walks outside and trips to the park.
But for many others, all they can think about is the runny nose, the itchy eyes, the constant sneeze and tickle in the back of the throat. Yep, it’s allergy-season again.
Is there actually a way to avoid this nagging feeling?