Tag Archives: Leaky gut

Gut / Brain Connection

Apr 9, 2021 | Posted by in Blogs | 0

Imagine you just made a serious error at work.  Maybe you hit ‘reply all’ and sent an unintended message to your boss. YIKES – that’s doesn’t feel very good does it?  Perhaps you’re experiencing a sinking feeling in your gut…   We’re all familiar with gut feelings and the sayings that go along with them:   Gut wrenching Butterflies in your stomach Trust your gut   The gut/brain connection is more than a few phrases. The real players are the microbes that live in your gut.   There are multiple ways in which these microbes (consisting of bacteria, funghi, viruses…) impact howRead more …

Five Ways Your Gut Can Impact Mental Health

Jan 21, 2021 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

In my last blog “Leaky Gut – What’s Happening?”, (Click HERE to Read) – we discussed how a myriad of health conditions are related to the health of your gut lining, but you still might be wondering how a Leaky Gut can lead to mental health concerns?   Quick reminder:  An imbalanced microbiota, thinning of the mucus lining and damaged microvilli can lead to undigested particles of food and possible pathogens leaking into the bloodstream where the body will launch a pro-inflammatory attack.    Although this is a relatively new field of study and a complicated one at that –Read more …

Five Simple Gut Repair Strategies

Jan 26, 2020 | Posted by in Blogs | 0

  Five Simple Gut Repair Strategies The following recommendations are all food and lifestyle based.   A Comprehensive Gut Healing Protocol would include supplement recommendations. 1.  Improve digestion– Enhance your body’s natural ability to digest food by chewing and eating slowly.  Chewing stimulates the production of enzymes (chemicals) needed to digest food.2.  Choose your food wisely– Eat food in its most ‘natural’ state.  Read labels on food packaging – if you don’t know what it is or can’t pronounce it – don’t eat it.  Chemicals from processed foods can damage the gut lining.  3.  Eat gut healing foods– Foods that have OmegaRead more …