Leaky gut syndrome is a rapidly growing condition that more and more people are struggling with everyday. This condition may be the cause of your allergies, low energy, joint pain, autoimmune conditions and weight gain. In this article I will outline specifically how you can cure your leaky gut.The Importance of Your Digestive Lining
Think of the lining of your digestive tract like a net with extremely small holes in it that only allow specific substances to pass through. Your gut lining works as a barrier keeping out bigger particles that can damage your system. When someone has leaky gut (often referred to as increased intestinal permeability) the “net” in your [...]
Bears do it. Bees do it. Some squirrels, bats and even hamsters do it. Hibernation is the solution for survival in Winter months for many species in the animal kingdom, yet humans experience no apparent change in pace despite the season. Quality sleep is crucial for your health, and there’s a serious case to be made for making it a priority this Winter.
See below for just five reasons to take a page from the bears and embrace some extra shuteye this season:1. Sleep helps you stay fit.
Countless research has confirmed the link between proper sleep and maintaining your physique, but this is extra welcome news when pumpkin pies and Christmas cookies are [...]
What would the world be like without double-shot caramel macchiatos or skinny vanilla lattes?
For starters, we’d all be a lot calmer, I believe. Our hormones would be happier, our energy would balance out, and we’d save ourselves the excess calories, too.
It’s been said that caffeine is the most widely abused drug in the world, but many of us are content to be junkies.
A coffee habit may seem fairly innocuous, but caffeine can actually cause hormonal haywire – which means it may be interfering with your sleep, your mood, your weight and your overall health more than you think.
Here are some of the ways caffeine raises hell in your body:
1. It [...]
Can’t eat just one? Are those potato chip cravings just one of many salty desires your body asks for every day?
Welcome to the human race! We are hardwired to crave salt, yet those savory desires can lead to big problems.
You need salt for countless processes that are happening all the time in your personal biochemistry kit – also known as your body.
But, as with many things, when we get too much sodium, our bodies become unbalanced. Ever tried following a recipe and accidentally dumped in too much salt? Our blood and tissues, too, have to work to balance an overly salty diet. But we can’t just toss out the soup and start over.
Up until relatively recently [...]