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As we age, we produce fewer of the enzymes needed for complete digestion. This leads to bloating, gas, allergies, constipation, and more. Our digestive enzymes help process all types of foods, including dairy, protein, carbohydrates, etc.
Distilled water, contrary to medical mythology, cleans the body of non-bioavailable minerals that build up and cause problems. It does not weaken bones!
Intermittent fasting gives your digestive system the time it needs to clean out proteins that cause allergic reactions. Men should not eat for 16 hours and women for 14 every day. For example, eat a balanced diet (preferably Paleo/Ketogenic/Bulletproof) from 9 am to 5 pm for men or 9-7 for women, or whatever fits your schedule and lifestyle. The fasting period includes time sleeping and will prevent acid reflux (GIRD) and avoid the harmful proton pump inhibiting drugs prescribed by so many ill-informed docs who cannot be bothered to read the research. During the fasting period, you can and should drink liquids that do not contain carbohydrates or proteins, eg black coffee or tea will not take you out of ketosis.