Ever feel like your food is just sitting in your stomach after a meal? Sluggish or slow gut motility may be the issue. Whether or not you have a diagnosis for Gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), stagnant digestion shouldn’t be taken lightly! Hippocrates (accurately) identified that all disease begins in the gut. If you aren’t breaking […]
Here are 12 ways to heal leaky gut! If you have intestinal permeability, check out these diet and lifestyle tips for healing and sealing the gut lining…
There are several factors that contribute to intestinal permeability, and they can all be traced back to stress… In every possible sense of the word. Dietary stress, mental/emotional stress, physical stress, chemical stress, and digestive stress all play a role in the development of intestinal permeability.
You may have heard the term “intestinal permeability” thrown around. Usually it comes with other phrases like ‘gluten sensitivity’ and ‘autoimmune disease’. It’s also referred to as ‘leaky gut’ and ‘gut-barrier dysfunction’. But what is it really? To explain it, let’s look at how a healthy digestive system functions. First, you eat some delicious tacos. […]
Archaeologists have concluded that human health actually declined around the beginning of agriculture, when grains became part of our diets. (1) Humans became smaller and more frail, and bone density suffered as well. There are several reasons for this.
Grains Hate Humans.
And for good reason: We are their predators. Plants often produce toxins to discourage animals (and humans) from eating them, and grains are no exception. Here are some of the booby traps they’ve set up to protect themselves…