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Is Your Gut Microbiome Out of Balance?

microbiomeWe think we eat to feed ourselves, whereas in reality for health it is of utmost importance to feed the microbiome that lives in your gut. You have to think of it like a garden. If you plant the right things and feed and water them well, you end up with a beautiful and productive space, if not it fills up with weeds.

As this article shows, the combination of a processed high-sugar diet, overuse of antibiotics, use of anti-bacterial products, and lack of regular fermented foods in our diets has created a perfect storm for imbalance in the gut microbiome. The symptoms of such an imbalance can be everything from IBS to brain fog, skin issues, weight problems or joint pain. Cutting out sugar and processed food is the first step to healing your gut and feeding your microbiome.

Read the story here.