So today . . . let's find out what the purpose of "archaea" is . . . in the human body. Now . . . most "archaea" are known to be" beneficial" rather than "harmful" to human health.
These "cells" are important for "regulating" skin pH and keeping it normal.
You see . . . "regulated" pH in skin is associated with "less" infections.
And LESS SKIN CANCER!!!!
But . . . when we have TOO MANY "archaea" in the body . . . and they make "too much" "METHANE" . . . we are NOW in TROUBLE . . .
This now becomes an "intestinal methane overgrowth" . . .
So how does this happen you ask???
Well . . . having chronic constipation due to undereating or a "low fiber diet" . . . issues with the Migrating Motor complex . . . (which is low stomach acid and/or bile) . . . obstructions in the intestines . . . or adhesions . . .
Can all "slow" down the passage of food in the digestive tract.
And with this . . . slower "transit" time . . . or "too much" methane produced . . . can cause a "small intestinal bacterial overgrowth" (SIBO) . . . which can lead to various symptoms like nausea, abdominal pain and weight gain.
Okay . . . so if we do have "too much" methane in our intestinal tract . . . what foods should be "avoid"???
Well . . . that would be . . .
Wheat based produced like cereals, breads and crackers
Natural and artificial sweeteners including agave syrup, xylitol, sorbitol and high fructose corn syrup.
Dairy product like cheese and/or ice cream
Certain vegetables like onions, garlic, artichokes, cabbage, cauliflower, asparagus
So in a nutshell . . . "methane" is an end product of "MICROBIAL FERMENTATION" in the human gastrointestinal tract.
And this "gas" . . . is solely produced by "archaea".
So next week we're going to talk about how to "control" our archaea and then a little about the "candy" we're about to consume in this upcoming holiday.
Stay safe and be "mindful".
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