September 26, 2013

All Disease Begins in the Gut ~ Hippocrates

By Coach Maria – Salus Nutritionist & Food Expert

Digestive health is a topic that seems to be popping up more frequently in the health & nutrition communities – finally!

Truth is, our digestive health is significant to our hormonal health, which is crucial to our immune health, which ties into our mental health……are you catching on to the interplay?

Let’s look at some interesting facts that you may or may not know about:

Are you starting to see how compelling it is to make gut health your priority?

The research over the past two decades, has shown that there is a link between an unhealthy gut and diseases like obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, depression, autism spectrum disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome.

The most obvious thing to do, would be to avoid things that destroy the good bacteria (gut flora) and damage the intestinal barrier in the gut.



If our gut flora is compromised, you can see how it can have detrimental effects on our health.


When the intestinal barrier is compromised:

Some of the biggest contributors to unhealthy gut flora and compromised intestinal barrier?

So what can we do to make certain our guts remain healthy or, if our gut health is already compromised, how to restore gut health?

As much as possible, avoid:

As much as possible, include:

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