Ep51 – The Digestive Series Part 1
Hello, I’m Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked within Women’s Health, Maternal and Children’s Health for many years.
Today’s podcast is titled “The Digestive Series Part 1”. I want to welcome you to part 1 of a 4 part series in which I’m going to explore the digestive system from top to bottom concerning fertility. Today, I’m introducing some of the reasons why good digestion is essential for reproductive health, beginning with the very top of the digestive system – the Brain.
00:00: Introduction and I am recording in the daylight
01:03: The digestive system is super duper important and complex
03:27: Chances are you have some digestive complaint
04:41: What has the digestive system got to do with fertility?
07:26: Your digestive tract is not just there for fun
08:46: What does digestion make you think about? Digestive biscuit, perhaps?
12:12: Where do you think the top of the digestive tract is?
12:43: Episode 49 – What is the HP OAT axis, and why is it so important for everyone who’s TTC
13:11: The cephalic phase response
15:47: Making the mouth water
16:38: Secretion of Pancreatic enzymes
16:50: Episode 24 – If You Eat Sugar and are trying to Get Pregnant Listen to This & Episode 27 – Want to Give up Sugar for Fertility
17:43: The cephalic phase response gets 50% of the stomach acid working
18:28: What can impact the cephalic phase response?
20:44: I invite you to be mindful about switching on your cephalic phase response
22:04: Have something bitter before food to get the cephalic phase response activated
23:24: Let me know how you found the information in today’s episode
Linked mention in the podcast
Episode 49 – What is the HP OAT axis, and why is it so important for everyone who’s TTC
Episode 24 – If You Eat Sugar and are trying to Get Pregnant, Listen to This
Episode 27 – Want to Give up Sugar for Fertility
You can connect with me in the following ways:
Facebook Fertility Support Group