Leaky Gut

Recipes and articles on nutrition and herbs for leaky gut syndrome.

Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivities

Leaky Gut and Food Sensitivities: A Complicated Relationship, Explained

Leaky gut and food sensitivities are two common modern-day issues that often go hand-in-hand.  Especially when it comes to gut imbalances (like diarrhea), and even autoimmune disorders! But how does this dynamic work, and which comes first (the leaky gut or the food sensitivities)?!  The relationship here is a bit murky and complicated.  It’s sort …

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The Best Supplements for Leaky Gut

16 Best Supplements for Leaky Gut (2024): Functional Dietitian Picks

A burning question that comes up a lot is “what are the best supplements for leaky gut?” The answer to this question isn’t simple because it depends on your bio-individuality and your underlying root causes of leaky gut. But generally the best supplements for leaky gut are those which have been shown to reduce gut …

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Low FODMAP Bone Broth - Brands, Products, and Recipes Round-Up

Low FODMAP Bone Broth: Best Store-Bought & Homemade Options (Round-Up)

A low FODMAP bone broth is simply any type of bone broth (a type of broth made with animal bones instead of just meat) which doesn’t contain high FODMAP ingredients such as garlic or onions. Bone broth is also a very specific type of “functional food” for leaky gut repair – for those who aren’t …

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Demulcent Herbs - A Beginner's Guide

Demulcent Herbs: Unlocking Their Potential for Gut Health & Beyond

Demulcent herbs are a special and unique class of herbal gut-healing, lung-loving herbal allies worth getting to know (if you haven’t already!).  In this article we’ll explore what demulcent herbs are, the different types available, their benefits and uses, where to find them, how to take them, the best delivery methods, possible side effects and …

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Potential Benefits of Zinc Carnosine for Leaky Gut and Beyond

Potential Benefits of Zinc Carnosine for Leaky Gut & Beyond

Leaky gut syndrome (aka “intestinal hyperpermeability”) is a condition that occurs when the lining of your intestines becomes compromised, allowing harmful substances to leak into your bloodstream.  While it can quickly spiral into other issues when left unchecked, the good news is there are lots of wonderful foods, herbs, and supplements which can help you …

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Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut- Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone Broth for IBS and Leaky Gut: Holistic Dietitian Advice

Bone broth has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among health enthusiasts and folks looking for natural remedies for gut-related issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or leaky gut. But what exactly is bone broth, and does it really help to heal the gut? In this article, we’ll explore the pros and cons …

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Should You Take Colostrum for Leaky Gut?

When and How Should You Take Colostrum for Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut… It’s a term that’s been tossed around quite a bit in recent years, especially since it’s been under investigation as a potential underlying culprit of multiple types of gut-related conditions and even immune imbalances.  Fortunately, there are a number of natural remedies that research is confirming can help strengthen your intestinal barrier, one of …

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Turmeric for IBS and Leaky Gut - Does it Work

Turmeric for IBS and Leaky Gut: Is it Helpful?

In the new health paradigm, more people are interested in learning about the potential benefits and claims of turmeric for leaky gut syndrome and/or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Can it actually help, or is it just another gimmick?) Fortunately for IBS sufferers, a new wave of emerging studies are revealing the effectiveness of turmeric for …

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Wheat vs Gluten - What's the Difference By Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT of Whole-istic Living

Wheat vs Gluten: What’s the Difference?

While most people are familiar with the term “gluten free” as a trending IBS diet, still very few people understand what gluten actually is, what a gluten-free diet entails, when it’s clinically appropriate (versus unnecessarily restrictive) to go gluten free, and how to tell the difference between an adverse reaction caused by wheat vs gluten.  …

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The 5R Protocol for Gut Repair - by Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT of Whole-istic Living

The 5R Protocol: A Holistic Approach to Leaky Gut Repair

While millions of people worldwide are starting to dip their toes into the waters of functional medicine and holistic health, I noticed still very few people have heard of the “5R protocol” for gut repair.  Let’s change that! Whether you’re navigating leaky gut syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and/or small intestinal …

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