How To Unlock The Power Of The Vagus Nerve, Why One Nerve Controls So Many Functions In Our Bodies, And All The Science Behind TJ Nutrition®.
Acetylcholine is one of the body’s most important neurotransmitters. What is acetylcholine? You can’t see it, you can’t measure it, but it is critical for your health. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter — a chemical messenger that allows your nerves to communicate. In the brain (the central nervous system) it allows your neurons to communicate…read more
Your lacrimal gland produces the bulk of your tears. The lacrimal nerve signals the lacrimal gland to produce tears whenever you need them. This is part of your Parasympathetic Nervous System (the same system of the body that allows you to rest, to calm yourself, and to digest food). The lacrimal nerve communicates with the lacrimal gland via a chemical messenger called acetylcholine…read more
The gallbladder is an organ that allows the proper digestion of fats. As a part of the biliary system, the gallbladder is involved in the production, storage, and transportation of bile. Bile allows us to digest fats, which then provides us with fat-soluble vitamins (among other nutrients). Fat-soluble vitamins include Vitamins D, A, E, and K and control many aspects of our health…read more
Your digestive system depends upon the vagus nerve for proper function. Most every aspect of normal digestion, motility (movement of the food/stool) and nutrient absorption depends upon proper vagus nerve function. Without the vagus nerve functioning properly, food and stool does not pass through the intestines normally…read more
Why do mast cells matter? When we look at the body’s amazing ability to fight infection and repair itself after damage, we also need to consider how inflammation needs to be carefully balanced in the body. Too much or too little can be a problem…read more