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Instead of complete digestion, the food in the digestive tract stagnates and putrefies, and is absorbed into the bloodstream partially digested only to activate the immune system, causing food sensitivities and allergies.
I went to a naturopathic doctor who, after a comprehensive blood test, said that I do not digest all of the proteins and carbohydrates I consume, and the residue lies in my stomach and putrefies, and that caused the bad breath.
But a hearing that should have taken place today has now been put back for a fortnight and in all the time that this matter drags on, rugby's good name putrefies.