DIY Digestive Health
TOP 3 things to do for better Digestive Health
Happy Summer Everyone!
If your summer has been anything like mine, you've been enjoying lots of sunshine, fresh fruit and vegetables from the garden, and a gallon of distilled water each day. No? Well now is the perfect time to begin the switch.
Much of the backyard barbeque foods many of us love are not so quick to love us back. Corn chips, burgers, brats, and mom's famous mac 'n' cheese all leave their lasting impact on our gut. Even that salad or veggie tray your friend brought may not be as healthy as you'd hoped. The GMOs, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, and residual chemicals from packaging all degrade the nutritional value of your meal.
Just look at the fruits and veggies you have been eating. Are they organic or better yet local and chemical free? If not there is a good chance they have traces of pesticides still on them and in them. Washing them off under the chemical laden tap water doesn't do much to help. Actually, if they are from your garden or a local farmers market, it might be better to not wash them at all (assuming you trust the farmer doesn't use chemicals). The skin of many fruits and veggies (much like our skin) have probiotics on them. These probiotics excrete B12 and other essential nutrients for human health. A little dirt won't hurt you, but it might actually help you.
For all those inorganic veggies that you thought were still a healthy option, think again. Many of our foods are sprayed with what is called a BT pesticide. BT pesticides destroy the communication between our individual cells in the intestinal walls. When this happens gaps form between these cells allowing for toxins meant for excretion back into the blood stream. This is known as "leaky gut syndrome". This is why it is so very important to eat local chemical free or organically grown foods.
There are 3 things I suggest everyone use to rebuild their gut. Used in combination for an extended amount of time these are sure to improve your overall health.
#1 - Restore4Life - This helps to reconnect the communication network between these damaged cells, so they can direct toxins out of the body. Take this consistently for best results. I didn't notice how much better I felt till about 3 months. Now I have a bigger "buffer zone" for foods and bounce back faster from things I shouldn't be eating. Learn more about Restore4Life here.
#2 - Just Thrive Probiotics - If restore4life is improving the "soil" in your "garden", then Just Thrive Probiotics would be the "gardener". This unique product helps to repair the probiotics ("plants") that are already there and create necessary antioxidants to keep the environment healthy for new species to grow and thrive. Learn more about Just Thrive Probiotics here.
#3 - Fermented Foods - Each serving of these are trillions (forget billions in your capsules) of probiotics. On top of that they are rich in prebiotics. These foods include kimchi, sauerkraut, pickles, curtido, miso, and kombucha. Make sure you are buying these items from the refrigerated section and not the store shelf. Having a good variety of these in your daily diet will greatly aid your overall wellbeing.
Once you have these 3 things in your daily lifestyle, all you have to do is maintain a good diet and drink plenty of distilled or reverse osmosis water. I have had digestive distress for most of my life. After 3 months of following this program, I noticed that when I did eat something that should give me severe heartburn or make me sick, I had little to no bad reaction. This doesn't mean I throw my clean living to the wind. It just allows me to be a more sociable person.
This program merely gave me a bigger buffer for what I can eat or drink and get away with. Don't you want that for you and your family?
If you are doing this and still having trouble, perhaps it's time to come in for a consultation. We can do a nutritional analysis, find out where you stand, and then build a game plan for your road to recovery.