Our Guts Do More Than Digest Our Food…Way More!

“All disease begins in the gut.”

Hippocrates — the father of modern medicine — is credited with declaring that “all disease begins in the gut.” I used to not believe that…but after nearly four decades in practice I can say without question that there’s a whole lot of truth in that statement.

Gut health is tied to the proper functioning of our body and brain.
  • Proper immune system function
  • Cognition & mental health
  • Digestion
  • Nutrient & neurotransmitter creation
  • Weight regulation & the ability to lose weight

Gut Dysbiosis and Leaky Gut Syndrome

Unfortunately, many things in modern life disrupt the balance of our microbiomes, things like:

Inflammatory environments in the body are supportive of the development of disease; anti-inflammatory environments are supportive of cellular health and healing.

Which environment are we driving through the lifestyle choices we make each and every day? Are we fueling disease or preventing it?

What we eat has a huge impact on the health of our gut!

How to Support a Healthy Microbiome

We wield a great deal of power to influence the health of our microbiomes — the choices we make every day make a huge difference.

  • Eat a healthy, whole food diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables, high-quality protein, and good fats, and eliminate processed, sugary, refined foods.
  • Start eating fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, or other fermented vegetables to introduce more beneficial bacteria to your system. Bone broth is also an incredibly healing food, and L-glutamine and licorice (the herb, not the candy!) can be great for healing the gut, too.
  • Probiotics can be used to help re-establish a dominance of good bacteria as well, but they must be cycled regularly (every month) to ensure that certain strains don’t become dominate — that can cause its own set of problems!
  • Avoid unnecessary antibiotics and antibacterial products, as well as toxins.
  • Integrate fasting in to your life — partial, intermittent, or full fasts all have merit and benefits. Read my blog here for more information!

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