5 Nutrients That Heal a Leaky Gut

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Has your gut sprung a leak? Leaky gut, a lay person’s term for “intestinal hyperpermeability”—a condition where the intestinal barrier has been compromised—affects more than 80 percent of all American adults. At its core, leaky gut—technically known as gut enteropathy—arises when the intestinal barrier becomes permeable and allows bacteria, toxins, and microscopic bits of undigested food to “leak” out of …

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Probiotics Get Sudsy Touted as a healthier way to wash dishes, a new type of dish soap that contains probiotics is popping up on the countertops of health-savvy consumers across the country. Apparently, the probiotics are as beneficial for your dishes as they are for your gut health. The friendly bacteria the soap promises to deliver is believed to continue …

Easing IBS

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Imagine sitting down to a romantic dinner when your stomach suddenly starts to churn. Or picture being stuck in a business meeting when all you can think about is the next bathroom break. Welcome to life with irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. IBS affects about 35 million Americans and ranks only second to the common cold for lost productivity at …