Nutrition at the root of a healthy digestive system

Nutrition can strengthen the health of the gastrointestinal tract. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Shelby RamseySpecial to the Valley NewsPeople may ask themselves: “Is there anything I can do to strengthen or protect my gastrointestinal tract?”Whatever the reason may be – to fend off viruses, wake up feeling better with more vigor, simply to build up the immune system or just “because.”Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, said, “I actually think the best thing people can do is have good nutrition.”A plethora of information can be found offering “the right eating plan / lifestyle,” including what to eat more of and what to omit immediately. Some of these diets include: “Should you eat red meat? Should you stay away from red meat? S
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