An article by By Sally Fallon and Mary G. Enig, PhD.
Wise men, poets and philosophers have long honored the process of digestion as the basis of good health, sound sleep and a happy attitude. “I am convinced digestion is the great secret of life,” said the prolific and quotable Reverend Sydney Smith. “Now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!” toasts Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Milton wrote, “His sleep was very light, from pure digestion bred.”