The health of your gut is usually determined by the levels and types of bacteria in your digestive tract. An imbalance between beneficial and harmful bacteria results in gut troubles.
This imbalance could be the result of too many bad ‘bugs’, as your grandparents probably told you, including bacteria, yeast, and sometimes parasites, and not enough good ones. This imbalance can cause damage to the lining of your intestines, making them permeable, and allowing food proteins to enter into the bloodstream. This then activates your immune system, causing inflammation, food sensitivities, and many other symptoms in the digestive tract and the rest of your body.
Research shows that when your gut is inflamed, which usually happens when the body is trying to digest foods that are overly processed, it signals the body’s nervous system to