What is an Autoimmune Disease?
- Autoimmune diseases arise when your immune system behaves abnormally. In a normal functioning body the body’s immune system protects it from harmful substances e.g. 34 more words
Leaky Gut, also referred to as Intestinal Permeability is where the lining to your gut (gastrointestinal tract) gets damaged. In a healthy gut, we have a lining that protects our bodies from foreign substances, food and toxins. 208 more words
Here is a rather balanced and informative article from the Washington Post on the gluten issue. Among other things, cutting out gluten could harm your good gut flora and make you fatter, when you might be trying to lose weight Please post your feedback on this issue on the site… 1,666 more words
Research shows that the food you eat can have a profound effect on your mental health. So, regardless of your mental health problem, the importance of addressing your diet simply cannot be overstated. 26 more words
Our bowel health can be challenged also in Summer time. Air jets from air conditioners, temperature swings between indoors and outdoors, change of habits and “improvised” diets on holiday are just a few elements that can favour an alteration of intestinal transit and some relevant complaints. 78 more words