Tag Archives: Digestive Health

Here’s Why You Should Avoid Eating Gluten

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Gluten sensitivity is not one single problem, despite how simple its name seems. Gluten sensitivity consists of many different problems that tend to get (wrongly) lumped together. Gluten is found in many commonly eaten grains. And grains tend to cause inflammation in the body, which is the underlying problem with most chronic diseases. The common […]

How Lectins Attack Your Body

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Lectins are proteins that are mostly concentrated in the reproductive part of a plant’s life cycle (the seed). However, lectins are often found throughout the plant as well and are used as a chemical weapon to protect that plant – sort of a natural insecticide. Because of their ability to ward off bugs, some crops […]

Signs and Symptoms of Leaky Gut

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Leaky gut is extremely common and can lead to devastating health problems. Yet most people who have it… don’t even know it. To make things worse, most doctors don’t understand the condition, or don’t know anything about it, and usually don’t consider it when evaluating a sick patient. So leaky gut goes undetected in most […]