Increasing the effectiveness of the digestive system is essential to correctly absorb necessary nutrients.
The stomach acid levels and balance can be affected by eating to much sweet foods.
To increase the levels needed to digest proteins into the essential Amino Acids try the following
Slow down when eating and chew the food well
Count while chewing and try to get up over 20 chews per mouthful
Drink water 20 minutes before a meal so the body is hydrated
Don’t drink a lot of fluids with the food as it dilutes the stomach acid and other digestive enzymes
Drink a bitter drink or aperitif before food to stimulate bile and create more saliva in the mouth
Try making a smoothie with bitter salad vegetables or eat a bowl of crisp bitter salad leaves with a dressing made with olive oil and apple cider vinegar or a squeeze of lemon or lime juice.