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Low Stomach Acid:  Causes and Consequences.  GI Part 2

Low Stomach Acid: Causes and Consequences. GI Part 2

Causes and Consequences of low stomach acid. Part 2 of a 3 part gut health series.

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Dietary Principles  that Benefit the Gut  Microbiome.  GI-Part 1

Dietary Principles that Benefit the Gut Microbiome. GI-Part 1

While our knowledge of the gut microbiome has greatly expanded in just the past few years, there is much we still do not know about this complex ecosystem, especially as it pertains to modifying the metabolic functions that affect our health. An individual's diet is likely the single greatest influence...

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Poor diet can damage your gut health – fast!

Poor diet can damage your gut health – fast!

All of us have experienced the gut discomfort that accompanies poor food choices. Whether it’s acid reflux, heartburn, gas & bloating or constipation, our gut will respond quickly to what we put into it. This quick reaction is due to the fact that the cells of the intestines are shed and replaced as quickly as every 3 days, which is...

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Are Acid Reducers Causing More Harm Than Good?

Are Acid Reducers Causing More Harm Than Good?

The acid in the stomach is required to kill a lot of the bacteria that we ingest through our foods and when there isn’t enough acid, people often have problems digesting foods, which can lead to ...

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6 Nutrients For a Healthy Gut

6 Nutrients For a Healthy Gut

In functional medicine, we aim to find the root cause for any loss of function in the body and assess how best to restore that function by correcting imbalances in the body. Issues such as leaky gut syndrome, psoriasis, ...

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