GUT HEALTH

Gut Health . . . is a big one. Did you know your gut and brain are connected? That if your gut is struggling you may be impacted mentally as well as physically and not be absorbing proper nutrition from your food? Not to mention issues like bloating, pain, and constipation.

If you are someone you know is struggling with gut health we highly recommend booking a free consultation with our Natural Health Practitioner for a plan customized to you.

Causes of Bloating

  • Imbalances in gut flora

  • Low estrogen

  • Over-eating or under-eating

  • Eating foods that can promote gas buildup

  • Eating foods that you are sensitive, allergic, or intolerant to

Fat Cat.png
Hot Water Bottle.png

Causes of Constipation

  • An underactive digestive system not producing enough stomach acid or enzymes

  • Overeating or undereating 

  • Overuse of antibiotics or birth control

  • ‘Lazy Bowel’ aka. Low peristaltic movement

  • Often caused by drinking coffee or alcohol

  • Eating too late or too fast – having undigested food rot in the belly

  • Some medications

  • Imbalance in gut flora

The Gut-Brain Axis

The gut and brain are connected

  • Blood sugar imbalance

  • Food triggers

  • Certain foods and dyes can trigger depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder – even schizophrenia

Gut Imbalance

  • You have 100 trillion gut bacteria. They poop, pee, throw off the pH of your gut and can cause mood swings. They can imbalance your serotonin and happy hormones

Gut Brain Axis.jpg
Dog.png

Supporting Your Gut - Naturally

  • Probiotics (healthy gut = happy mind)

  • Cascara Sagrada (constipation)

  • Psyllium Hulls (Fibre – A toothbrush for your colon wall)

  • Lecithin (If your gallbladder has been removed)

  • Aloe Vera Juice (Acid reflux)

  • Slipper Elm (Diarrhea)

  • Parasite Cleanse

Microbiome Reset
Feed Your Gut Bugs!

Every Day Eat . . .

6 Servings of Fibre

Ex. Broccoli, yams, sweet potatoes, squash, zucchini, gluten free oats, brussels sprouts, asparagus, dark / cruciferous vegetables, spinach, kale)

 

6 Servings fermentation

Ex. Sauerkraut, kimchi

 

Drink 8+ cups of (Kangen) water

Gut Bugs Actual.png