Why the Gut?

Why the Gut?

The immune system is part of a persons defense system, it fights off what it perceives to be invasive or harmful to the health of your body. If the digestive system has what is known as “leaky gut” then particles of food leak out through the walls of the small intestine into the blood. This is counter productive for the digestive system… the small intestine is supposed to absorb up to 90% of your nutrients… not let them escape into your blood.

Also 80% of the immune system lives in the gut… so if you have leaky gut, you will have a compromised immune system. A leaky gut is the root cause of chronic health issues and can be responsible for allergies, autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia, lupus, crohns, irritable bowel, thyroid, diabetes etc. Therefore… it is a very good idea to heal and seal your gut… to support a healthy and strong immune system and excellent health.

Did you know, 95% of your serotonin is made in your gut? It is no wonder that gut health and depression are directly related!

The immune system and gut have trillions of bacteria… good and bad… the ratio should be 80% good bacteria and 20% bad… in most people this ratio is reversed… so that means they most likely have a leaky gut.

How do you know if your digestive system is working effectively… start by looking at what you eliminate from your body and how often… want more help with healing and sealing your gut?

In my 6 month coaching program I can help you regain your good bacteria, strengthen your immune system, heal and seal your gut and more!

Contact me if you want to know more 🙂

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About Carmen Barclay

Hello, I am an entrepreneur, health coach, mediator, mother, grandmother and person who desires to help others reach their full potential. I love being active, eating healthy real foods, the occasional glass of red wine and spending time with family and friends. My passion for helping people stems from the desire to see a world free from pain and suffering. If we each do something towards helping others then it makes our communities a better place. I love all animals, especially dogs and horses. I like reading fiction, history, cookbooks and lots of interesting news on the computer. I love running, walking, boating and being outside. What do you like to do to keep active?
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