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Eat Dirt

Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It

Profile picture of dr-josh-axe Dr. Josh Axe (Author)
Dec 26, 2017 | 352 Pages
Eat Dirt

Dr. Josh Axe, a renowned authority in the field of natural medicine and wellness, has written a comprehensive guide on diagnosing and treating leaky gut syndrome- a condition that is often discussed but seldom understood.

Leaky gut syndrome is linked to a range of problems, including chronic inflammation, allergies, autoimmune diseases, hypothyroidism, adrenal fatigue, diabetes, and even arthritis.

Our gastrointestinal tract requires a mutually beneficial relationship with trillions of microorganisms that dwell there. When our digestive system is unbalanced, serious health issues can develop, and our intestinal walls may grow small holes, allowing undigested food particles, germs, and poisons to enter the circulation.

Leaky gut syndrome is a disease in which the intestinal barrier has become permeable (leaky).

Dr. Josh Axe explains in Eat Dirt that our current food supply, which includes refrigeration, sanitation, and modified grains, has damaged our intestinal health.

In fact, the microorganisms that allow plants and animals to live are also required for gut health. Dr. Axe explains in Eat Dirt that it's necessary to get a little "filthy" in our everyday lives in order to maintain good gut bacteria and prevent leaking gut syndrome.

Dr. Axe has several useful tips for obtaining these vital microorganisms, from eating local honey and bee pollen to avoiding hand sanitizers and even consuming a tiny amount of probiotic-rich soil."

Dr. Axe identifies the five most common "leaky gut types," as well as customizing plans—including diet, supplement, and lifestyle tips—to dramatically enhance gut health in just thirty days.

Eat Dirt will teach readers how to repair gut health and eliminate leaky gut for good with a straightforward diet plan, recipes, and useful guidance.

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