March 31, 2021
Stomach and intestine, environment and chemicals, nutrition
Rineke Dijkinga is a trained physical and molecular physical therapist and author of several books. Her husband and husband invested proceeds from their books in a few hectares of farmland with the goal of achieving a return to healthy soils and optimal biodiversity. Since I became more related to agriculture, I discovered more and more the similarities between “soil health” and our health. The primary function of our intestine is digestion. A healthy gut also contains an enormous collection of viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, etc. About a kilogram and a half of various microorganisms (potentially healthy, but also pathogenic) live together harmoniously in the intestine of a healthy person and carefully monitor their health: about 80 to 90 percent of our immune system is in our gut. A healthy gut is also the backbone of our brain’s vitality. Our gut communicates with our brain 24/7: via immune substances, neurotransmitters, short-chain fatty acids, etc. For example, our gut has a big finger when it comes to eating behavior, moods, emotions, and ability to think. Everything that lives needs energy Ideally, we eat healthy, unprocessed food (with plenty of nutrients – fiber and protective materials – and vitality and variety) that comes from healthy soil. It is a means of organic and bio farming
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