What is Leaky Gut?
11 Signs of Leaky Gut
- Poor immune system
- Chronic constipation, diarrhoea, gaseous distension or bloating
- Nutritional deficiencies
- Headaches, poor memory, brain fag
- Unusual cravings for sugar or carbohydrates
- Excessive fatigue
- Anxiety, depression, attention deficit hypersensitivity disorder
- Arthritis or joint pains
- Skin rashes and complaints like acne, eczema, rosacea
- Autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, coeliac disease
- Food allergies and sensitivities
What causes a Leaky Gut?
Most cases of leaky gut arise from your diet. Certain foods that you consume daily, including gluten, dairy and soy could have been taken as foreign invaders by your body that required to be fought off.
How can you heal your leaky gut?
- In order to heal your leaky gut, you can try to change your diet and eliminate the foods which
- Follow the ‘4 R-rule’ to live a closed gut life!
- Remove the foods causing your leaky gut, like gluten, soy, refined sugar, dairy, caffeine, etc.
- Replace these foods with healthier options which are necessary for fulfilling your daily nutritional requirement.
- Reestablish your balance of healthy bacteria in your gut by including foods like yogurt, probiotics, etc. in your diet.
- Repair your body with the help of essential nutrients. Include vitamin supplements to your daily diet, to fulfil the losses. Amino acids like L-glutamine, help rejuvenate the inner lining of the gut wall.
Adhere to these dietary changes and start feeling lively again within 4-6 weeks.