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6 Nutrients That Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

6 Nutrients That Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome Do you suffer from digestive disturbances related to leaky gut? Do you experience symptoms including brain fog, acne, weight gain, allergies, nutrient deficiency, hormonal or mood imbalances? If the answer is yes to any of these symptoms you may benefit from 6 nutrients that heal leaky gut syndrome.  In […]

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How Eating Dirt Makes You Healthy

How Eating Dirt Makes You Healthy One of the best books I have recently read is “Eat Dirt” by my good friend Dr Josh Axe.  I have known Dr Axe since graduate school where we were both part of the same organization.  He is a really smart, compassionate guy with a huge heart to help […]

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Top 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

Top 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut Leaky gut or intestinal permeability syndrome is a condition in which the gut lining is damaged.  In this condition, large food particles, bacteria and environmental toxins are able to seep into the blood stream and cause problems in the body. As a clinician, I always suspect leaky gut […]

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5 Ways to Test Your Stomach Acid Levels

5 Ways to Test Your Stomach Acid Levels: Low stomach acid, also called hypochlorhydria is one of the major underlying causes in chronic inflammatory conditions.  Most people who develop low stomach acid will never trace their health condition back to this issue.  The medical system rarely gives any consideration to stomach acid levels and most […]

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10 Ways to Improve Stomach Acid Levels

10 Ways to Improve Stomach Acid Levels Stomach acid is critical for disinfecting and killing off bad microbes and for optimizing protein digestion in the body.  When the body is unable to produce enough stomach acid, than inadequate digestion and microbial overgrowth occurs.  One of the most important and underappreciated health principles deals with optimizing […]

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Causes and Symptoms of Low Stomach Acid

Causes and Symptoms of Low Stomach Acid As a clinician who specializes in helping people with chronic digestive complaints and auto-immune diseases, one of the most common underlying problems I see with these individuals is low stomach acid.  This syndrome is also called hypochlorhydria in the medical literature and it is immensely important to correct […]

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? The digestive tract is loaded with trillions of microorganisms that form a natural ecosystem commonly called the gut flora.  This ecosystem is designed to be symbiotic in that it benefits both the individual and the microbes.  Certain lifestyle stressors throw off the natural symbiosis and cause a rise in pathogenic […]

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Is Your Gut to Blame For Anxiety and Acne?

Is Your Gut to Blame For Anxiety and Acne You may have recently learned that the gut is being labeled the second brain. The gut is intimately involved in a close interaction with the brain in what researchers and physicians refer to as the gut-brain axis. However, did you also know that there is a pathway […]

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Conquer Candida Naturally

Conquer Candida Naturally: Candida Albicans is a fungal yeast that occurs naturally in the human body.   It naturally lives in harmony with a variety of other microorganisms and actually performs some important functions.  The problem occurs when certain lifestyle based environmental conditions upset the balance of microflora in the body. This allows the yeast to proliferate […]

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The Health Benefits of Lactobacillus Plantarum

The Health Benefits of L Plantarum Good bacteria are absolutely critical to human life and health. Many of these bacteria live directly in the mucosal membranes within the respiratory, digestive and genital regions.  These symbiotic bacteria have a few key functions; to help metabolize food particles and aid in the digestive processes, to eliminate certain waste […]

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10 Great Ways to Use Coconut Oil

10 Great Ways to Use Coconut Oil Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered “superfoods.” Mothers’ milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption due to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match in […]

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The 6 Best Strategies to Improve Your Digestion

6 Best Strategies to Improve Your Digestion Digestive problems are a modern day epidemic in Westernized cultures.  Major disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diarrhea and constipation are all too frequent.  The modern day diet and lifestyle is loaded with toxins and deficient in high quality live foods full of enzymes […]

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