… has been shown to have a positive effect on the intestinal environment.
Are you interested in finding out how you can use your daily diet to improve your health?
We have more bacteria living within our gut than we have cells in our bodies!
We want to have a good balance of these bacteria – we need more of some species and less of others!
The healthier our gut balance is, the healthier we are.
Finally, we understand why it is that …
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We can make changes to the way that we eat and use specific food-based nutritional supplements to make huge changes to our overall health.
In Functional Medicine, the gut is often an important starting point in improving overall health.
The intestine protects the body from the outside world through the interaction of the gut bacteria (microbiome), the intestinal membrane barrier, and the immune system.
When the intestinal defence system is not working properly, it can cause symptoms throughout the body, and has shown to be linked to allergies, arthritis, autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, and other chronic conditions.
Are you interested in finding out if you gut is contributing to your health issues?
Do you want to learn how to restore your gut health?
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Sources and Inspiration
Shinohara K, Ohashi Y, Kawasumi K, Terada A, Fujisawa T. Effect of apple intake on fecal microbiota and metabolites in humans. Anaerobe. 2010;16(5):510-515. doi:10.1016/j.anaerobe.2010.03.005
The Institute of Functional Medicine: The Importance of Digestion & Nutrition in Chronic Disease