Although we're commonly told 'You are what you eat', we are, in fact, only what we digest. And according to research, many of us are t digesting very well. Bloating, gas, headaches, fatigue ... food sensitivities, arthritis, skin problems - a growing number of conditions are being linked to improper digestion. And up until w, our focus has been on changing what we eat. In a fascinating blend of the latest medical science along with powerful ancient techniques, You Are NOT What You Eat offers a fresh approach - a clear roadmap for changing HOW we eat: 7 Simple Steps that can lead you to more energy, vibrant health, and the ability to eat anything you want again by enhancing one of your body's most vital functions - digestion. Highly acclaimed by doctors, clinical nutritionists, and other health care professionals, this is truly a book for anyone who eats food. Did you kw: 70% of your immune system is located in or near your digestive tract. Eating between meals might shorten your life. There's a brain in your gut that could challenge the one in your head to a chess match. 8 glasses of water a day could be bad for your digestion.
Commonly called 'The Digestion Guy', Van Clayton Powel is a former nursing supervisor, the founder of Mind Body Fitness Inc., and the creator of the Runner's Yoga Program (RunnersYoga.com). As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Powel graduated top of his class and went on to specialize in detoxification, addictions treatment, and emergency assessments. But he also spent years in Asia training in ancient medical systems, martial arts and yoga, and he has taught his unique blend of Western and Eastern techniques to thousands of clients, including Olympic athletes, the Canadian National Snowboard Team, and major corporations. Powel's passion for teaching about digestion comes from winning his own battle with chronic digestive problems, and he happily reports he can eat anything he wants again. He and his wife spend most of their time on the west coast of Canada. You can contact him through the website YouAreNOTWhatYouEat.com, and also on Facebook at facebook.com/YouAreNOTWhatYouEat.