You may have heard that 70% of our immune system is found it the gut. So it stands to reason that gut health is at the root of many systemic disorders. In the modern world, where we eat processed foods, consume meat from factory farms and overuse antibiotics, we’re seeing a steady loss of biodiversity in our gut membrane bacterial ecosystem — and we’re paying a price with our health.
This loss of biodiversity has left our gut membrane walls vulnerable to toxins in our environment and in our food. What happens is that the tight junctions in the intestinal walls that normally serve to keep things out of the blood stream that don’t belong, start to loosen up, which can spell trouble with a capital T. Read more →