Gut health 101

Gut health 101

Good digestion--we all want it! Gut health is key to feeling good.  Why? There is more bacteria in our gut than the total amount of cells that make up our body.  Maintaining optimal gut health requires some essential steps, which are discussed here.  Follow these simple guidelines to improve or maintain your gut health.  The cornerstone of health is good nutrition AND digestion! 

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You may be eating a well balanced diet, exercising, and taking all the “right” supplements. But…

You may be eating a well balanced diet, exercising, and taking all the “right” supplements. But…

A balanced diet and nutritional deficiencies--the solution.  Too often I see nutritional deficiencies occur in the context of a whole foods diet along with supplementation.  The truth is that nutrient absorption varies between individuals and also depends on the quality of digestion and lifestyle.  Using a nutrition assessment tool such the one described here is an effective way to check what is currently working and what needs to change to optimize health and well-being! 

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