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The Ultimate Digestive Health Quiz
by Staff
Your gastrointestinal health is essential to your overall well-being. It is of utmost importance, therefore, that you take the necessary precautionary measures to ensure good digestive health. Take this quiz and learn about digestive health.

Good digestion and absorption of vitamins and minerals from food involves:

  • digestive power from the stomach
  • effort from the pancreas
  • both of the above

What are the symptoms of an unhealthy bowel?

  • fatigue and headaches
  • bloating and a weak immune system
  • both of the above

What is a sign that you have low digestive enzymes?

  • diarrhea
  • bloating after eating
  • abdominal pain

What can marshmallow root help alleviate?

  • reflux and heartburn
  • leaky gut syndrome
  • irritable bowel syndrome

L-glutamine is involved in maintaining a healthy digestive tract. L-glutamine in the body tends to be low when you:

  • don't eat enough grains
  • are stressed
  • eat milk products

Who should eat deglycyrrhized licorice?

  • someone with gastrointestinal disease
  • someone with a history of ulcers
  • someone with irritable bowel syndrome

What are the benefits of gamma-oryzanol on the digestive system?

  • It helps repair esophageal lining.
  • It helps decrease stomach acid.
  • It has anti-inflammatory effects.

Essential fatty acids help decrease:

  • bowel inflammation
  • stomach acid
  • gastrointestinal infection

What percentage of the immune system can be found in the digestive tract?

  • 40 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 70 percent

How much garlic should you consume daily to benefit from its anti-fungal potential?

  • half a clove
  • one to two cloves
  • two to three cloves