How to increase HCL (stomach acid) and why it’s important for digestion and nutrient absorption?

You probably heard that you are what you eat but even more important, what you actually absorb. If the food is not broken down properly, vitamins and minerals can’t be absorbed and used by our body. I like to think about food not only as a fuel, but my daily nourishment. Role in digestion StomachContinue reading “How to increase HCL (stomach acid) and why it’s important for digestion and nutrient absorption?”

What are dangers of taking iron supplements and multivitamins containing iron?

Iron is one of those minerals that everyone needs. It’s important for oxygen transport, red blood cells formation, immune function, energy and many other functions. However there is something unique about this mineral – our body doesn’t have any physiological mechanism to excrete excess iron. That’s why I would be extra careful with iron supplementationContinue reading “What are dangers of taking iron supplements and multivitamins containing iron?”