Friday, May 11, 2018

“Leaky Gut Syndrome” Requires Changes In Diet

The so-called ‘leaky gut syndrome’ describes symptoms caused by inflammation in the intestines from eating too much processed grains and sugars. 

Intestinal permeability is a more descriptive term.

In a nutshell, an overgrowth of the type of bacteria that thrive in a rich gut environ provided by processed grains and sugars also feed on a protective layer of mucus in the gut itself causing “intestinal permeability” resulting in inflammation that triggers a variety of physical maladies including immune system reactions.

Foods to encourage beneficial gut flora: