Do you need to do the elimination diet?
Whether your symptoms are digestive ones – bloating, constipation, diarehoa, stomach pain etc – or anxiety, depression, headaches, skin problems, stubborn weight (where no matter what you eat it won’t budge), autoimmune conditions – there is something going on in your gut that needs attention.
Most likely you’ve got leaky gut (even if you symptoms aren’t stomach related! But I’ll get into that another day…).
Leaky gut happens when the lining of the small intestine gets damaged. The gut lining is the barrier between you and the outside world, protecting your body and immune system from the toxic environment we’re living in these days.
When this barrier becomes compromised, it starts letting in foreign substances into the bloodstream that shouldn’t be there, like toxins, microbes and food particles. Read the rest of this post »