To better understand how your body reactions to the foods we ingest and toxins, we will explain the functions of your vital organs.
Largest glandular organ in the body.
Produces substances that will breakdown your fat.
Makes certain amino acids for your body.
Filter harmful substances from your blood. ex; alcohol.
Storage of vitamins - A,D,K and B12 and minerals.
maintains a proper level of glucose in your blood.
Produces 80% of cholesterol in your body.
Separate urea ,minerals,salts,toxins,and other waste produce from your blood.
Conserves water,salts and electrolytes.
You need at least one kidney to function.
Adrenal glands produces hormones, which influences specific organs and tissues throughout your body.
Adrenaline and noradrenaline hormones are release during physical and emotional stress. The hormones increase your heart rate and blood pressure.
Sex hormones produce androgen for the male and estrogen for the female. Also affects sexual development and reproduction.
Glucocorticoids aids in the conversion of starchy food into glycogen.
Cortisol helps regulate the immune system. (friend of increase body fat)
Maintains proper blood pressure and volume.
Assists your body process physical stress.
Mineralcorticoids controls your body's level of minerals; sodium and potassium.
The main function of your colon is to absorb water and minerals and to formate/eliminate of your feces.
Your colon aids in digestion, promotes vital nutrient production, maintains pH balance and prevents harmful bacteria to grow.
Healthy person should have at least 2- 3 bowel movements a day, with no strong odor. Your bowels should be light brown, long and large diameter.
Returns 90% of your excess interstitial fluid to the blood.
The other 10% becomes part of the interstitial fluid that surrounds your tissue cells.
Fat and fat-soluble vitamins are absorb from your digestive system.
Fights and defense against infections from invading microorganisms and disease.
How the body functions is amazing! We probably could not design our body systems. Its a shame we are damaging such a great gift. Our great gift also has the ability to heal itself, if we give our bodies a fighting chance. Hope this insight gives you a better idea how your body functions and how external factors affect your systems.